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|Officers launch city murder probe |
(about 21 hours later)
A murder inquiry has begun after the death of a 40-year-old man in the east end of Glasgow.
The man was found seriously injured in Easterhouse Road just after 2230 BST on Saturday following what police described as "an altercation".
He died a short time later at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
|Elsewhere, a 41-year-old man was seriously assaulted twice by a youth in what police said was an "unprovoked" attack in the Cardonald area.||Elsewhere, a 41-year-old man was seriously assaulted twice by a youth in what police said was an "unprovoked" attack in the Cardonald area.|
Officers investigating the Easterhouse death said their inquiry was at an early stage and they have appealed for witnesses.
A post-mortem examination confirmed that the man had been murdered and an incident room has been set up at Easterhouse Police Office.
Serious but stable
In the Cardonald incident, police said the victim was attacked as he got out of his car near his home in Allanton Drive at about 30 minutes after midnight on Sunday.
|The youth chased the man into Carham Drive, where he attacked him again.||The youth chased the man into Carham Drive, where he attacked him again.|
|The victim was treated at the Southern General Hospital for face and back injuries.||The victim was treated at the Southern General Hospital for face and back injuries.|
Police, who said they were treating the incident as attempted murder, described his condition as serious but stable and urged witnesses to contact them.
Detective Sergeant David Wagstaff said: "This was a totally unprovoked attack which has left the 41 year-old man seriously injured."