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Man injured after armed cops fire gun during street lockdown in Stonehaven

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A gun has been fired by police officers in Stonehaven, after armed officers locked down a street following reports of a 'disturbance'.

Officers were called to Hunter Place in the town at 12.40pm on Monday afternoon. A 31-year-old man has been arrested and was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with minor injuries.

Police say that officers discharged a firearm during the incident and a taser was also deployed. Enquiries remain ongoing.A picture from the scene earlier showed a number of first response vehicles lining the street with a cordon put in place.Chief Superintendent Kate Stephen said: “Officers will be in the area as enquiries are carried out.

I want to reassure the public that this was a contained incident and there is no ongoing threat to the public."Anyone with any concerns or information should speak to officers who will remain in the area this evening, or contact police via 101.” Don't miss the latest news from around Scotland and beyond - Sign up to our daily newsletter here . Scots car thief staged six-hour stand-off with cops after stealing motors worth £213k Man arrested after armed police descend on street in Arbroath

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