Attributable to Taupō Area Investigations Manager Detective Senior Sergeant Ryan Yardley:
One person has been taken into custody following a firearms incident outside a premises on Rifle Range Road on Thursday evening.
At around 8pm, Police received a report of a firearm discharged in the carpark of a Four Square, fortunately no one was injured.
Thanks to help from the public and extensive enquiries Police have arrested and charged a 31-year-old man.
He is due to appear in the Rotorua district court 3 June on charges of possession and discharging a firearm.
Issued by Police Media Centre