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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Steve Salton, Auckland City CIB: 

Police are investigating the circumstances of a firearms incident in Glen Innes overnight.

At around 2.55am, offenders have approached an address on Heatherbank Street where a number of shotgun rounds have been discharged.

Six people have sustained injuries as a result, with five of those taken to Auckland City Hospital.

Two people are in a serious condition, with the remainder in a moderate condition.

Our enquiries are underway into exactly what has led to this incident occurring at the address.

This will include speaking with those people at the address as well as wider area enquiries.

Glen Innes residents will notice a heightened Police presence over the coming days in response to this incident and a scene guard is currently in place at the Heatherbank Street address.

A scene examination will also be taking place.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have information to assist the investigation. They can contact Police on 105 quoting the file number 220324/7219.

People can also provide information anonymously through Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.


Jarred Williamson/NZ Police