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Two men appear in court over Hamilton bar shooting

Amigos bar
Image caption The incident happened in Amigos Bar in Hamilton

Two men have been charged with attempted murder after a man was shot in the back in a South Lanarkshire bar.

The man, 23, was attacked in Amigos Bar in Hamilton on Saturday night. He was later discharged from hospital.

Neil Fortheringham, 43, and William Edwards, 39, both from Hamilton, were also charged with a firearms offence, assault and breach of the peace.

They made no plea or declaration at Hamilton Sheriff Court and were remanded in custody.

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