Tributes have been paid to man killed in a shocking street attack in Castlemilk.

The victim has been named locally as Daniel “Zippy” McGuigan.

The 35-year-old was with colleagues on Stravanan Street around 10.50am when he was attacked by two men and killed.

Police are searching for the men responsible and are currently treating the death as suspicious.

Local community page Castlemilk Community News said it was 'another hugely sad and dark day for our community'.

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It added: "RIP Castlemilk legend Daniel “Zippy” McGuigan.

"Victim of a brutal and senseless attack this morning.

"The scum who still use and carry knives are truly the scourge of our area."

The post has been inundated with tributes to the local man.

Graham Foster said: "Zippy bro me Amanda and Carter will never forget you. You were the one to ma wee family and your legend and fishing skills will live on in ma hoose forever. Miss you brother."

Helen Healy added: "So sad taken to soon. Heartbreaking for Susan and family poor."

Investigations are continuing into the incident which saw streets in Castlemilk put on lockdown.

Detective Inspector Peter Sharp said: “A young man has lost his life and it’s imperative we find whoever is responsible. I am appealing to local people who may have witnessed the incident to get in touch with us.

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"All information at this early stage is crucial as it helps us begin to piece together what has happened.

"At this stage we do not know why this attack has taken place.

"I would ask anyone who was in the area at the time to contact us, no matter how insignificant you think your information is, let us be the judge and please do pass it on.

"Anyone with information is asked to call officers at Cathcart Police Station via 101, quoting incident number 1171 of Friday 24 May 2019. Alternatively, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously."