Police received a report of a vehicle stolen from a property in Strathern, Invercargill about 11.15pm yesterday. Shots were reportedly heard.
AOS responded as a precaution. Two men, aged 23 and 36, were taken into custody on firearms matters. They are due to appear in Invercargill District Court tomorrow.
A man was stabbed at an address in Woodend, Invercargill about 11.25pm yesterday. He was transported to hospital in a serious condition.
A 27-year-old local man is due to appear in Invercargill District Court tomorrow in relation to the matter.