20 Sep 2020

Person seriously injured after shooting in Oropi

10:28 am on 20 September 2020

A man has been arrested after shots were fired in a rural district in the Bay of Plenty overnight.

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Police were called to Mountain Road, Oropi around midnight where they found a seriously wounded person.

The Armed Offenders Squad was sent as a precaution, along with an eagle helicopter from Auckland.

Police say another shot was later fired at a police car, but no one was hurt.

A 51-year-old man is now facing firearms charges and will be appearing in the Tauranga District Court tomorrow.