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Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Revenge attack connected to the gangland murder of Kevin "Gerbil" Carroll last month.

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shots were blasted at a flat where a known crime figure was staying.
There were claims last night that the incident was a revenge attack connected to the gangland murder of Kevin "Gerbil" Carroll last month. The man is said to be linked to Glasgow's notorious Lyons clan.A broken window at the flat was one clue being probed by detectives last night - as well as witness accounts of shots being fired.Police armed response vehicles raced to the scene in Milton, in north Glasgow, after the alarm was raised yesterday afternoon.Sources said last night the armed officers attended "as a matter of course" because of the nature of the callout.They added detectives were still trying to establish "whether or not any shots had actually been fired".A broken first f loor window at the rear of a flat in Scaraway Street was being examined 'The police last night. A police source said: "It might have been that a shot has been fired through it - or it might have been broken by a stone a fortnight ago."A local source added last night: "It's believed there have been shots fired.
"The police were called out and were taking no chances.
"The armed teams were off the scene within a few hours."
Detective have warned rival crime clans not to avenge Carroll's murder.
But it's known leading gangland figures have demanded action against the Lyons family after blaming them for the shoot ing of the drugs boss outside an Asda store.
Carroll was a key member of a north Glasgow drug gang which has been feuding with the Lyons clan for a decade.He also led a kidnap crew who used torture to steal from rival dealers.Carroll, 29, was murdered on January 13 this year as he sat in a black Audi car outside the Asda supermarket at Robroyston, Glasgow.
He was in the back of his motor with associates John Bonner and Stevie McLaggan when he was blasted to death.The killer - who has not been found - fired more than 10 times during the attack .Carroll was at the Asda store to meet another associate, who has since been traced and quizzed by police.Carroll had already survived two other attempts on his life, after being shot in 2003 and 2006.A police spokeswoman said last night: "Officers were called to an address in Scaraway Street, in Milton, Glasgow, following an allegation a firearm had been discharged.
"Inquiries are ongoing to establish if this is the case."

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