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Uk News One killed and three injured in 'firearm incidents' on Isle of Skye United Kingdom news
10 August 2022 - 19:30

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A man has died and three other people have been injured during a series of incidents involving a firearm on the Isle of Skye and in Wester Ross in the Scottish Highlands.Emergency services were called to reports of a woman, 32, being found seriously injured in Tarskavaig, Skye, shortly before 9am on Wednesday.A man was found with serious injuries and has been taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness and a woman, whose condition is not known, was taken to Broadford Hospital. The woman injured in Tarskavaig has been taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow for treatment.A 39-year-old man has since been arrested in connection with the three incidents, which police believe are linked but are not terrorism-related. The suspect has also been taken to Raigmore Hospital.Ian Blackford, SNP MP for Ross, Skye and Lochaber, said the news had “shocked the place to the core”.Speaking to Radio Forth News, he said: “We don’t have an awful lot of crime in these areas.“For people to hear the news of today’s incidents that have taken place in three separate occasions, I think it’s really shocked the place to the core, it’s shocked people that this sort of thing can happen.“It’s a terrible, terrible day that these things have come to Skye and Lochalsh.“It takes some time for some of these communities to recover from this and it’s really important that we make sure all the support is there for the families.”He thanked emergency services for stopping the incident from spreading further than it did.Kate Forbes, MSP for Skye, Lochaber & Badenoch described the news as “devastating” and“the worst day that I can ever recall in the history of Skye and Lochalsh”.Chief Superintendent Conrad Trickett, local policing commander for Highlands and Islands Division, said there would be a significant police presence in the area over the coming days, adding: “We will be working with partners to provide support to the local community.

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.”He asked any members of the public who believe they may have any information which could help police enquiries to call 101, quoting reference 0713 of 10 August, 2022.A spokesman for the Scottish Ambulance Service confirmed four people were taken to hospital following the spate of incidents.The rescue operation saw multiple ambulances, air ambulances and special rapid retrieval emergency teams, which are only summoned for incidents in rural locations when people are in critical need of medical attention.Ms Forbes added: “Today’s tragic news is simply devastating.“I cannot begin to imagine what the family and friends who have lost a loved one are going through, and they should be in all our thoughts and prayers right now. We grieve with them.“West Highland communities are close-knit, we are warm and welcoming, and this will shatter us to the core. It feels like our very heart has been ripped apart.”Social media posts indicated a large police presence in parts of Skye and Dornie, with locals in the area reporting seeing a helicopter and an ambulance.On behalf of Highland Council, convener Bill Lobban said: “We are thankful to our emergency services colleagues for bringing this very serious and shocking incident to a close.“We will be providing support to the communities and our partners in every way possible.“The communities of Skye and Dornie will be shocked and saddened by these incidents and our thoughts are with the individuals affected.”Additional reporting by Press Association

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