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Shooting – One Person In Critical Condition

Nov 09, 2019
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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.

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