Quick arrests after shots fired at house

Quick arrests after shots fired at house

Wellington

Three people have been arrested following an incident in Masterton last night.

Shots were fired from a car towards a house on Grant Crescent at 7.30pm on the 14th of September.

Police patrolling the area stopped a car on River Road within minutes of the shots being fired.

Three people were arrested, a firearm and ammunition were recovered.

Three men are due to appear in the Masterton District Court today facing a number of firearms charges.

Wairarapa Area Investigations Manager Detective Senior Sergeant Barry Bysouth says they are not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident.

“We were able to resolve this matter quickly and safely due to our staff already being close to where this occurred."

“Our staff responded quickly and decisively to ensure the ongoing safety of our community.”

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre