One seriously injured in Aranui firearms incident

Police are piecing together a violent incident in east Christchurch last night to establish how a person was shot and seriously wounded.

Emergency services were called to Aldershot St in Aranui about 10.20pm after a firearms incident was reported.

One person was taken to Christchurch Hospital in a serious condition.

A police spokesperson said this morning initial indications were that the incident was family harm-related.

Officers were still at the scene and the house - owned by Kainga Ora, formerly Housing New Zealand - was cordoned off.

 

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