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Police investigation underway after person shot in Auckland suburb of Ōtara overnight

A police investigation is underway after a person was shot in South Auckland overnight.

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The person sustained a minor gunshot wound at a private address on Parker Crescent in Ōtara this morning, a police spokesperson told 1 NEWS.

Police were called to the incident just after 2.30am.

The person was taken to hospital for treatment but has since been discharged.

Inquiries are ongoing - anyone with information is asked to contact police via 105 and quote file number 210306/1959. Information can also be passed on to Police anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.