Thursday, 11 August 2022 - 4:54pm |
Auckland City

UPDATE - Arrests made in relation to Mt Roskill firearms incident

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Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Scott Armstrong, Auckland CIB:

Police have arrested and charged two people in relation to a firearms incident that occurred in Mt Roskill on Wednesday morning.

An investigation has been ongoing into the incident that occurred on Fulljames Ave around 3.10am and saw one person transported to hospital with a gunshot wound. 

The victim remains in hospital in a stable condition.

As a result of ongoing enquiries one 16-year-old has been arrested and charged with wounding with reckless disregard.

A second 16-year-old has been arrested and charged with reckless discharge of an airgun.

They are due to appear in the Youth Court at a later date.

Police have also recovered an airgun believed to have been used during the incident.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the community for the information they have provided thus far.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police on 105 referencing file number 220810/4333.

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