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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Gisborne Police investigating a firearms incident on Scott Street are seeking help from the public.

At 11:00am yesterday Police received a report of a firearm being discharged at a group of people on Scott Street, no one was injured in the incident.

A green Jeep believed to have been used by the offenders has been recovered by Police, as well as a firearm.

Police are following lines of enquiry to establish the circumstances of this serious incident.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or saw a green Jeep in the Elgin area yesterday morning is urged to contact Police.

Anyone with any information that may assist Police is asked to call 105 and quote file number: 201122/1778. Or contact either Detective Sergeant Eric Hunter or Detective Constable Jared Phelps at the Gisborne Police Station. 

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.


Issued by the Police Media Centre