Wanted person located in regard to Flatbush shooting
Wanted person located in regard to Flatbush
The man the Police were seeking in
relation to the shooting at Flatbush on the evening of the
2nd January 2013, Gareth HERON, has been located by Police
at a Tuakau address today.
The vehicle connected to him
which was being sought by Police has also now been located
this afternoon at a Papakura address.
the support received from the public in providing
The victim of the shooting is still in a
critical condition in Middlemore Hospital.
Anyone who has
information that will assist them is asked to call Counties
Manukau Police on 09 261 1300 or call Crime Stoppers
anonymously on 0800 555 111 and refer to Operation Helen.
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