An arrest has been made after a man died following an apparent shooting in North Ayrshire.
Police Scotland said a gunman went into a house in Ardrossan at around 4.50pm on Sunday.
Two people were inside the house when he fired the gun. A 42-year-old man died shortly after from serious injuries.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Around 4.50am on Sunday, a 42-year-old man and 46-year-old woman were within a house in Nithsdale Road, Ardrossan, when a man entered the house and discharged what is believed to be a firearm before leaving the house.
“The 42-year-old man was then found with serious injuries and died at the scene a short time later.
“A 42-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and inquiries are ongoing to establish the exact circumstances of what happened.”