Police will remain tonight at a South Auckland address where a man was fatally shot.
While details of the incident remain scarce, they've confirmed the man appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound and they have now opened a homicide investigation.
Emergency services were called to a Darnell Crescent address in the suburb of Clover Park about 10.30pm. The scene is under guard and is being examined.
A police spokesperson said they are trying to find out exactly what happened and why. They have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.
The exact cause of death will be the subject of a post-mortem.