Detectives probe shooting mystery after man found injured

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A man found injured near a country road in East Ayrshire is believed to have been shot.

The 46-year-old was discovered close to Ayr Road, outside Kilmarnock, at about 13:50 on Monday.

The man, who has not been cooperative with officers, was treated at Crosshouse Hospital and later released.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Inquiries are at an early stage to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident."

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