Omer Sadiq: Murder inquiry launched in Glasgow after death of man found injured on street

Omer was found by officers on Boydstone Road in Glasgow’s southside.

Friday, 18th September 2020, 5:15 pm
Updated Friday, 18th September 2020, 5:15 pm

Police have launched a murder inquiry into the death of a man found seriously injured in the street.

Omer Sadiq, 32, was found by officers who were flagged down on Boydstone Road in Glasgow's southside at around 1.25pm on Tuesday.

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Omer was found by officers on Boydstone Road in Glasgow’s southside.

He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital but he tragically died just a short time later.

Following a post-mortem examination, Police Scotland has said his death is now being treated as murder.

Detective Inspector Brian Gribbons said: "We are following a positive line of inquiry, however we would still appeal to anyone who has any information about this incident to contact us.

"We believe this was a targeted attack and there was no wider risk to the public."

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 1615 of September 15.

Reporting by PA

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