Man arrested following firearm incident

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A man has been arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at his flatmate during a dispute in the Bay of Plenty.

The incident happened at a Mount Maunganui property about 9.30pm yesterday, Senior Sergeant Chris Summerville said.

Police were called to the address after a 27-year-old man allegedly pointed a firearm at his flatmate.

The area was cordoned off and the man was arrested and charged with presenting a firearm and being incapable of proper control of a firearm.

Nobody was injured during the dispute, Mr Summerville said.


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