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Man arrested following firearms incident south of Auckland

A 37-year-old man has been arrested following a firearms incident where a man was injured in Waiau Pa yesterday. 

Police were called to Wrights Road shortly after 2pm yesterday to reports a man had received a gunshot wound.

The man was taken to Middlemore Hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Today, police confirmed a man had been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and unlawful possession of a firearm. 

The incident was unrelated to the homicide in Clover Park on Saturday night, police said. 

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