16-year-old Hamilton teenager suffers critical injuries following firearms incident

16-year-old Hamilton teenager suffers critical injuries following firearms incident

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Hamilton Police pressed media they are investigating how a teenager sustained critical injuries following a firearms incident this week.

Tuesday, at around 12.20am, a 16-year-old boy arrived at Waikato Hospital with injuries from a gunshot wound.

The boy shortly after collapsed — remains in a critical condition at Hospital.

His family was informed and are being supported by Police following the incident.

It is being treated very seriously as officers work to establish how and where the teen was injured. They are also following up with enquiries to find out who else may have been involved.

Officers want to hear from anyone who can help, and we urge those with information to contact us at 105, quoting file number 210629/7295.

Information can also be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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