According to reports via Twitter from locals on the ground, there may have been a shooting in Edinburgh at the Royal Mile. Early reports indicate a heavy police presence, including at least one helicopter circling the area. Very little additional information has surfaced yet, as people on the ground are scrambling to figure out what is happening. Local police have made no announcements as yet, but the rumors coming from the crowd at the scene are that there was a shooting and police may be in pursuit of the person or persons responsible for that shooting.
By Jim Malone
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