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23 Jan 2022 18:36
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  •   Home > News > Law and Order

    One person's been arrested following a firearms incident in Winton

    One person's been arrested following a firearms incident in Winton


    Police were called to a Park Street address at around 1pm -- after reports of a firearm had been discharged.

    Staff arrived to find a man with gunshot wounds, who was taken to hospital for treatment.

    He's in a serious but stable condition.

    Police along with the armed offenders squad attended, cordons were put in place and nearby schools were put into lockdown temporarily as a precaution.

    A 19-year-old man was later located in Invercargill and arrested.

    Police are not seeking anyone else in relation to the incident but enquiries are ongoing.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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