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One person dies after shooting tonight at Rotorua property

A person has died after a shooting at a Rotorua property tonight.

Emergency services attended the property in Mangakakahi after a report of a shooting around 7.50pm tonight.

A short time later police took a person into custody in relation to the incident after locating them at a nearby address.

Police are not seeking anyone else in relation to this incident.

Scene guards are currently in place with police thanking residents for their cooperation while emergency services attend the incident.

A file image of a New Zealand Police vehicle.
A file image of a New Zealand Police vehicle. Source: 1 NEWS