Police officer dies in shooting at station

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POLICE have named an officer who died during a shooting incident at Baird Street Station.

Constable Rod Gellatly (41), a Strathclyde Police officer, died after a firearm was discharged yesterday (Monday).

His family has been informed.

Assistant Chief Constable Bernard Higgins said: “It is with great sadness that I confirm a serving Strathclyde Police Officer died in an incident where a firearm was discharged at Baird Street Police Office.

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“A full investigation into the circumstances is currently underway and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal. Our thoughts are with the officer’s family and friends at this difficult time.”

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