Serious firearms incident, central Christchurch
Police are currently responding to reports of shots fired
in central Christchurch at around 1:40pm.
have been deployed.
Police urge anyone in central
Christchurch to stay indoors and report any suspicious
behaviour immediately to 111.
Further information will be
released as it becomes available.
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