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Interpol works with police over shooting in Fife

Police in Fife are working with Interpol and the Garda to track down a Fife shooting suspect believed to be in Ireland.

A major investigation was launched after a firearm was discharged at a house on Craigfoot Walk in Kirkcaldy on Thursday 19 May,

No-one was injured in the incident but the shots damaged the property and a parked car.

At the time, police stressed the incident was "not random".

Police have said said they want to find a 27-year-old man who they believe is in Ireland.

'Thorough investigation'

A man has been reported to the procurator fiscal.

Det Insp Colin Robson, of Police Scotland, said: "Thankfully no-one was injured as a result of this incident but I recognise the impact that this had on the local community.

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank them for their understanding and co-operation during the course of the investigation, which has now resulted in a male being reported to the procurator fiscal.

"We are now in the process of progressing the matter alongside various partner agencies.

"Police Scotland treats all reports of firearms offences with the utmost seriousness and whenever crimes of this nature occur, we will conduct a thorough investigation to bring those responsible to justice."

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