Police arrest man who had firearms, ammunition and explosives | Ōtara shooting investigation

Police arrest man who had firearms, ammunition and explosives | Ōtara shooting investigation

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Counties Manukau CIB teams have been investigating a recent shooting in Ōtara, so far they have arrested a person of interest to the inquiry yesterday afternoon.

Police have arrested a male who resided in Auckland City after three firearms, ammunition and a number of explosives were located during the execution of a search warrant at a Manurewa address.

A 24-year-old male is expected to appear in the Manukau District Court today, Thursday 3 December. The man was charged with discharging a firearm with reckless disregard for the safety of others, unlawful possession of prohibited weapons, ammunition and explosives.

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Police presence will remain high in Ōtara.

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If anyone knows any information in relation to the shootings, police are asking if they can report it by calling 105 and quote the file number 201121/6920 or you can report to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Image: Counties Manukau Police

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