Police charge man in relation to Papatoetoe shooting
Acting Detective Inspector Shaun Vickers, Counties
Counties Manukau Police have charged
a man in connection with a shooting incident in Papatoetoe
earlier this year.
Police had been investigating the
incident, dubbed Operation Pittsburgh, which occurred on
Grayson Avenue on 13 May.
Today, a 38-year-old man has
been charged with unlawfully carrying a firearm.
are not seeking anyone else in connection with the shooting
incident, however further charges are likely to be
The man charged is due to appear in the Manukau
District Court this afternoon.
Police are unable to make
any further comment given that the matter is now before the
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