fbpx

Shooting – One Person In Critical Condition

Nov 09, 2019
15848 Views

UPDATE:9:22pm

Police are responding to an incident on Brown Street in Strathern, Invercargill, where a man has been located with an apparent gunshot wound.

Police were called to the incident about 7:40pm.

The man is receiving treatment in Southland Hospital.

A spokesperson for St John confirmed to What’s on Invers that somebody in a critical condition was taken by ambulance to Kew Hospital, Invercargill at about 7:40pm

The Armed Offenders Squad is responding and cordons are in place.

Police are making enquiries into the circumstances of the incident.

photo: whatsoninvers.nz

Residents should expect a continued Police presence in the area this evening.

Anyone who has information on the incident is urged to call Police on 111, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Earlier:

There have been reports of a Shooting in the Brown Street area and a cordon is in place Christina and Lothian Crescent.

Police are responding to a report of a breach of the peace in Strathern, Invercargill about 7:40pm. On arrival emergency services located a person who was seriously injured.

That person has been transported to hospital. Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.

A spokesperson for St John confirmed to What’s on Invers that somebody in a critical condition was taken by ambulance to Kew Hospital, Invercargill at about 7:40pm

Messages also said Police asking people to stay indoors as Armed Police and AOS are also in the area searching for someone of interest.

This is a developing story and more to come.

DOC Completes Tahr Control for 2020
Environment, News
29 views
Environment, News
29 views

DOC Completes Tahr Control for 2020

News Desk - Nov 26, 2020

The Department of Conservation (DOC) has completed its planned Himalayan tahr control operations within the tahr feral range for 2020.…

Flood Protection ‘Shovel Ready’ Projects Get Go-Ahead
News, Southland
122 views
News, Southland
122 views

Flood Protection ‘Shovel Ready’ Projects Get Go-Ahead

News Desk - Nov 26, 2020

Flood protection ‘shovel ready’ projects worth $18.5 million, which are expected to create more than 100 jobs in Southland, have…

NZ Volleyballers In The South This Weekend
News, Sports
222 views
News, Sports
222 views

NZ Volleyballers In The South This Weekend

Aimee Wilson - Nov 26, 2020

Invercargill has become Volleyball Central with 2000 players converging on the South for a week-long competition and exhibition matches, including…

Young Alternative Rock Band Release Album
Entertainment, News
267 views
Entertainment, News
267 views

Young Alternative Rock Band Release Album

Aimee Wilson - Nov 26, 2020

Three-piece alternative rock band ‘The Dense’ has its first album release this week, and they have chosen Invercargill to celebrate…

Nobby Clark Looking To The Future
Invercargill City Council, News
878 views
Invercargill City Council, News
878 views

Nobby Clark Looking To The Future

Aimee Wilson - Nov 26, 2020

Deputy Mayor Nobby Clark said the way forward for the city of Invercargill was not to be caught up in…