Police were called to a new housing estate in Cumbernauld last night (January 23) amidst reports of a disturbance.
The incident happened at 6.55pm in Brunswick Gardens -after locals heard what was described as two loud bangs - thought to be gunfire.
A police spokesman said: “A man was been taken by ambulance to hospital and enquiries are currently ongoing.
“There will be a continued police presence in the area.”
Brunswick Gardens is one of Cumbernauld’s newest streets.
It is located in a Bellway development,Manor Park just off Dullatur Road.