Man Faces Attempted Murder Charge After Firearm Incident Investigation

20 January 2017, 11:15

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A man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder after a firearm was discharged in an Edinburgh suburb.

Police Scotland say the incident happened at an address in Glasgow Road, Ratho Station, on September 20 last year.

The 37-year-old is expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on January 20.

Police are also trying to find the firearm and trace a second man in connection with the incident.

Detective Inspector Alan O'Brien, of Gayfield CID, said: "Following a protracted investigation, a man has now been charged in connection with this incident.

"Enquiries are still ongoing to identify a second man involved in the incident and to trace the whereabouts of the firearm used.''

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Police Scotland.