22 Oct 2019

Armed police patrolling Wairoa after two shootings

From Morning Report, 6:40 am on 22 October 2019

Armed police are on patrol in Wairoa after the police were targeted in two shootings over the weekend. An officer was at home with their family when a shotgun was fired at the front door at about 11pm on Saturday. This was followed by more shots outside the Wairoa police station Sunday evening. Iain Chapman is the Acting Eastern District Commander.