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Five men arrested over fatal stabbing of Gary Weir

Gary Weir Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Garry Weir was found with stab wounds and died in hospital

Five men have been arrested in connection with the death of a man who was found stabbed outside a football ground in Glasgow.

Gary Weir, 24, was fatally injured near Shettleston Juniors ground in Shettleston Road in the early hours of Sunday 7 August.

Police said five men, three aged 20, one aged 21 and a 19-year-old, had been arrested.

They are expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Wednesday.

Three other young men were injured in the same incident which happened as a 21st birthday celebration was taking place at a nearby social club.

The other injured men were treated in hospital but later released.

Image caption The disturbance happened outside Shettleston Juniors football ground, near to where a 21st birthday party had been taking place

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