Police charge man, 39, in connection with murder and three attempted murders in Skye | ITV News

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A 39-year-old man has been charged in connection with the murder of a father-of-six and the attempted murder of three others following a series of firearm incidents in north-west Scotland.

John MacKinnon, 47, died after a firearm was discharged on the Isle of Skye on Wednesday.

His family paid tribute to him, describing him as “a loving husband, father of six, brother, uncle and grandfather to his family, and was a much-loved member of the community.”

Mr MacKinnon was pronounced dead when emergency services arrived at the scene in the Teangue area of the island.

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