One person taken to hospital in serious condition after firearm incident in Invercargill

One person has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after a firearm incident in Invercargill.

Police told 1 NEWS the Armed Offenders Squad had been called to an incident in Invercargill where a firearm was reportedly involved this afternoon.

Emergency services say they were called to a Drury Lane property in the suburb of Grasmere about 3:30pm.

Police say a man is in a serious condition in Southland Hospital after an altercation at a private address in Invercargill.

The Armed Offenders Squad responded to assist as a precaution. 

Police are working to locate a person of interest in relation to the altercation.

A police Armed Offenders Squad officer. Source: 1 NEWS