A shot was fired at a house in Taita, Wellington, last night.
Police were called to Reynolds St at 10.48pm.
No one was injured in the shooting.
The property remained cordoned off this morning and police were examining the scene.
Officers are also searching neighbouring streets and property.
"Police believe this is an isolated incident, and staff are speaking with the family who live there," a spokesperson said.
Anyone with any information on the shooting can contact the Lower Hutt Police station on (04) 560 2600.