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Three men arrested after man shot with BB gun at Palmerston North service station

Three men have been arrested after a man was allegedly shot with a BB gun during an argument at a petrol station in Palmerston North yesterday.

Police car (File picture). Source: 1 NEWS

Police said two men argued at the Gull station on Tremaine Avenue about 9.30pm before one of them left, returned in a vehicle, and allegedly shot the other with a BB gun.

The shot man was taken to hospital for treatment, and police found the vehicle soon afterwards.

Three men were arrested - they are aged 19, 24 and 28.

They will appear at Palmerston North District Court today to face firearms and wounding charges.