South Scotland

Corsock man 'serious' after shotgun incident

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after suffering a number of shotgun injuries on a south of Scotland farm.

Emergency services were called to the scene near Corsock in Dumfries and Galloway at about 19:15 on Thursday.

It followed reports that a 55-year-old man had been injured.

Police said they were not treating the incident as suspicious and were not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.