A man was tasered after armed police swarmed a flat in Clermiston last night following reports of a disturbance.
The incident took place around 10.10pm in Birchwood View after concerns were raised for a man’s welfare.
A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: “Police in Edinburgh responded to a report of concern for a person at a flat in Birchwood View, which was received around 10.10pm on Wednesday June 7.
“Armed officers were deployed to the scene and a taser was utilised to bring this incident to a safe conclusion.
“A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with this and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
“As is the case in all incidents where a firearm is discharged, the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner have been notified and we continue to liaise with them surrounding this.”