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.

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.

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