Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Second man arrested over Leith firearm discharge

Flats in Cables Wynd Image copyright Google
Image caption The firearm was discharged at Cables Wynd in Leith

A 25-year-old man has been arrested over the discharge of a firearm in Leith, Edinburgh.

The incident took place in Cables Wynd at about 23:00 on Friday 26 August.

A 25-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his leg and was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Police said it was an "isolated incident".

A firearm, believed to be used in the incident, was recovered. A 30-year-old has also previously been arrested and charged.

The 25-year-old was expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday.

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