27 Feb 2019

Two face charges after shooting in Auckland

1:50 pm on 27 February 2019

Two men have been arrested in relation to a South Auckland shooting earlier this month.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

One man received a gunshot wound and another received facial injuries in the incident in Māngere Bridge on 17 February.

A 28-year-old man has been charged with wounding with a firearm and will appear in the Manukau District Court this afternoon.

A 25-year-old will appear in court at a later date for charges relating to possession of ammunition and being an accessory.

Inspector Jarred Pirett said the incident has caused significant harm to the victim and alarm in the community.