Monday, May 27, 2013

Police launch Edinburgh manhunt after gang gun battle leaves one dead and another man seriously injured

BLOODY street battles between rival gangs left one man dead and another seriously injured yesterday.

Shots were fired during violent clashes in the Duddingston area of Edinburgh around 1am.

Police said a 25-year-old man was found seriously injured in Abercorn Crescent next to a Volkswagen people carrier which had crashed into railings.

He died a short time later in the city’s Royal Infirmary.

An hour later a second man was discovered bleeding heavily in nearby Paisley Crescent.