Two men forced their way into a flat in East Kilbride and shot at a man, police have confirmed.

Detectives say they are treating the incident as an attempted murder as they continue their investigations to find those responsible.

The men, wearing balaclavas, stormed the property in Gordon Drive, shooting the 30-year-old occupant at around 11.05pm yesterday.

The victim was taken to Hairmyres Hospital where he continues to be treated for a leg injury.

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Another man and woman were also in the flat, however they were uninjured in the incident.

Another man, aged 31, was sitting in a VW Passat outside the flat.

As the two suspects approached him, he drove off towards Calderwood Road.

The two suspects followed him and he was shot at.

That victim needed hospital treatment for facial injuries but later discharged himself.

Extensive enquiries have been carried out overnight and a number of roads remain closed as forensics officers continue to examine the scene. 

The closures are: Calderwood Road closed between a local primary school and Capelrig Drive. 

There is no access to Alison Lea from Calderwood Road and local diversions are in place.

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Detective Chief Inspector Scott Douglas: "These incidents will be causing concern within the local community and I would like to assure everyone that significant resources and officers are working on this inquiry.  

"Both victims were the intended targets and a number of lines of inquiry are being followed up. 

"I would appeal to anyone who was in the area around the time of the incidents to contact us. 

"No matter how insignificant it may seem, I would urge you to contact us as it could prove vital in our enquiries in helping us trace the men responsible for these attacks.

 "Additional officers will be patrolling the area to offer reassurance to local people, if you have any concerns, please speak to these officers."

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101, quoting incident number 4121. 

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be provided anonymously.