Police have confirmed they are treating an attack which left a 16-year-old boy injured as attempted murder.
The incident took place just after
The road was closed for several hours whilst police investigated.
A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Police in Edinburgh
“Officers and emergency services were called to a disturbance on Gilmerton Road at around 5.10pm on Sunday 14 April.
“A 16-year-old boy suffered serious injuries to his chest and was taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary by the Scottish Ambulance Service where he remains receiving treatment.
“Inquiries are ongoing and officers are currently following a positive line of enquiry.
“Anyone who may have witnessed the incident and has not yet spoken to officers is asked to contact Gayfield CID via 101, quoting incident number 2957 of 14 April.