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Police investigating after man sustains gunshot injury

Attribute to Senior Sergeant Graeme Fleming, Counties Manukau Police:

Police are conducting a number of enquiries following an incident where a man presented at Middlemore Hospital yesterday afternoon with a gunshot wound.

The man remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Senior Sergeant Graeme Fleming says the investigation into this incident is in its early stages.

“We are carrying out a number of enquiries as we work to piece together the circumstances around what has taken place.”

A short time prior to the victim presenting at hospital, Police were notified around 3.40pm to a report of an altercation on Grayson Ave, Papatoetoe where a firearm was seen.

Senior Sergeant Fleming says Police are looking at the possibility that these two incidents may be linked.

“We encourage anyone with information to contact Counties Manukau Police on 09 261 1321 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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