AOS arrests man after shots fired

GISBORNE’S armed offenders squad was called out in the early hours of this morning after an incident at a property at Patutahi, where it was alleged shots were fired from a heavy calibre rifle.

Police were called about the incident at about 3.30am.

“There was some sort of altercation at the property in which a firearm was allegedly discharged,” said Senior Sergeant Lincoln Sycamore.

“A man and his partner left the address and went to a house in Gisborne.

“The AOS were deployed and a 29-year-old man was arrested without incident at that house.”

Police seized two hunting rifles.

The man faces several firearms-related charges.

“No one was injured in the incident.”

GISBORNE’S armed offenders squad was called out in the early hours of this morning after an incident at a property at Patutahi, where it was alleged shots were fired from a heavy calibre rifle.

Police were called about the incident at about 3.30am.

“There was some sort of altercation at the property in which a firearm was allegedly discharged,” said Senior Sergeant Lincoln Sycamore.

“A man and his partner left the address and went to a house in Gisborne.

“The AOS were deployed and a 29-year-old man was arrested without incident at that house.”

Police seized two hunting rifles.

The man faces several firearms-related charges.

“No one was injured in the incident.”

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