Three hospitalised after shooting in South Auckland

(NZ) Police are responding to a firearms incident on Preston Road in Otara.

Police were called to the scene at 7.05pm.

“Three people have been taken to Middlemore Hospital. One male has moderate injuries and may require surgery, the two other males have superficial injuries”, said Inspector Wendy Spiller, Area Commander Counties Manukau East

Cordons are in place on Preston and Kudu Road as Police make enquiries to establish what has occurred.

We ask that people please avoid the area.

Anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious is being urged to call Counties Manukau Police on (09) 261 1300  or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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