'Too early to speculate' on Pc firearms death

No details of the officer involved will be released until family members have been informed. Our thoughts are with the officer's family and friends at this difficult time.

– Bernard Higgins, Assistant Chief Constable

We can confirm that one of our colleagues has died following a firearms incident in Baird Street police station this morning.

It is too early to speculate as to the circumstances surrounding the tragic death and our thoughts turn immediately to his family who have lost their loved one and colleagues who have lost a friend

– Brian Docherty, chairman of the Scottish Police Federation

No one else is understood to have been involved in the incident according to PA.

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Pc dead after firearm discharged

A police officer has died after a firearm was discharged at a police station. Strathclyde Police said the incident took place at Baird Street Police Station in Glasgow earlier.