2 Dec 2020

Northland hit by fourth gun incident in five weeks

From Morning Report, 7:12 am on 2 December 2020

Mayors in Northland say their communities are concerned by rising gun violence in the region.

A shoot-out with police near Dargaville is the fourth gun related incident in the area in less than five weeks.

A man was shot three times by officers after he shot a police dog.

Both the man and the dog are in a stable condition.

Sheryl Mai is the mayor of Whangarei and Jason Smith is the mayor of Kaipara.

They speak to Susie Ferguson.