No one was found injured, and a search of the area did not reveal anyone in connection with the disturbance.
Officers in tactical gear holding guns were spotted by local residents and the neighbourhood was cordoned off.
Police said enquiries are ongoing to establish exact circumstances.
Around midday on Monday, May 29, police received a report of a male having been injured during a disturbance in Murrayburn Place, Wester Hailes, Edinburgh.
Officers attended and there was no-one found with any injuries. A search of the area followed however no-one has been traced in connection with an earlier disturbance.
The incident has been stood down and enquiries are ongoing to establish the exact circumstances.