9 Aug 2019

Man hospitalised after possible shooting in Ōtara, South Auckland

5:01 pm on 9 August 2019

A person has been taken to hospital in a critical condition after a possible shooting in South Auckland.

Billington Avenue, Otara.

Billington Avenue, Ōtara. Photo: Google

Emergency services were called to a property in Ōtara just after 3pm

The police found a man at the Billington Avenue address with a serious leg wound.

Cordons are being set up on Billington Avenue and are expected to remain in place this evening while a scene examination is carried out.

If confirmed as a shooting, it will be the latest in a string that have taken place in the suburb over recent months.

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