Two men have been arrested following an incident in which
shots were fired in Coromandel yesterday.
Members of the Waikato Armed Offenders Squad were flown to
Coromandel about 3pm, after two men allegedly went to a home
near the local tavern and threatened the occupants with
A number of shots were fired throughout the incident but no
one was hurt, police said.
Two men were arrested. One was released overnight without
charge, and a 41-year-old man was charged with an earlier
He appeared in the Hamilton District Court today.
Detective Sergeant Martyn Hughes said the property remained
cordoned off today as police continued a scene examination.
"In addition, a vehicle involved in the incident is also
being examined while a male from the property is currently
being interviewed and our investigators are conducting an
area canvas of local residents."
Mr Hughes said it may be several days before police were able
to confirm what happened yesterday.