Man dies from gunshot wound in Hawick

A 22-year-old man has died following a gunshot wound he sustained near Hawick, in the Scottish Borders, last night (7th May).

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Gunshot victim named locally

A 22-year-old man who died after suffering a shotgun wound to his leg has been named locally as Adam Hepburn.

Emergency services were called to a rural location near Hawick, in the Scottish Borders last night (7th May) at 11.45pm.

Mr Hepburn was taken to Borders General Hospital in Melrose, but died early this morning.

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