Police are investigating the death of a father-of-three who had apparently been playing Russian roulette. Emergency services were called to a house on Hogg Avenue in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, on Saturday following a "firearms" incident.
Alan McWilliams, 41, was found seriously injured and taken to hospital for treatment but died on Sunday. Mr McWilliams had reportedly been playing the game with a friend when the firearm went off. Strathclyde Police said they were treating the death as "unexplained".
A spokesman said: "Detectives are carrying out extensive inquiries following the death of a man in Johnstone at the weekend. Around 8.30pm on Saturday March 2 2013, officers were called to a report of a man with a firearm within a house in Hogg Avenue, Johnstone.
"Emergency services attended and the 41-year-old man was taken to the Southern General Hospital. Unfortunately, the man died in hospital on Sunday. A post-mortem examination will be carried out to establish the exact circumstances of the death and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal."