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Armed Offenders Squad Called To State Highway 35, Hāwai

Police investigations continue into an incident near Ōpōtiki yesterday afternoon, which left one person injured.

The Armed Offender Squad was deployed to the scene on State Highway 35 near Hāwai after the incident was reported around 12:15pm.

“The injured person is understood to have received minor injuries from a firearm,” A Police Spokesperson says..

"One person was arrested on an unrelated matter."

Police enquiries remain ongoing to locate those involved.

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