Police investigating Rotorua firearms incident

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Police are investigating following a firearms incident in Rotorua this afternoon.

One person is in hospital following the incident.

“We were alerted to a firearms incident on Te Ngae Road at around 3:25pm,” says a police spokesperson.

“One person was transported to hospital.”

A St John spokesperson confirms they attended the scene and transported one person in a moderate condition to Rotorua Hospital.

Police state that one person is assisting police with their enquiries and the road remains open.

“Enquiries are ongoing to determine the circumstances.”

SunLive will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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