One person in critical condition after shooting in Papatoetoe


Armed police cordon off Elizabeth Street after tonight’s shooting in Papatoto.Photo/Hayden Woodward

Police have opened an investigation following the shooting in Papatoto tonight, leaving one person in a critical condition.

Police confirmed in a statement that they were called to a call at about 9pm after reports of injuries at a property on Elizabeth Avenue.

The person has been taken to hospital in critical condition.

Police said the cordon and guards at the scene would remain in place overnight.

They also said no arrests have been made and forensic on-the-spot examinations will begin tomorrow.

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