7 Nov 2020

Two people in parked car injured in Kaitāia shooting

1:55 pm on 7 November 2020

Two people have been shot while parked on the side of the road in Kaitāia.


Police said one person was shot in his left leg and the other on his right foot, while they were parked on Inland Rd at Lake Ohia at about 1.30am today.

"The occupants of a passing, dark-coloured, possibly four-door motor vehicle have presented firearms and have fired several shots at the two victims," police said.

"Two shots were fired at the victims' vehicle, damaging the driver's door and rear passenger area."

The victims' injuries are not considered life threatening.

Police investigating the incident are seeking information from the public.