A man with links to the Mongrel Mob has been arrested in relation to the shooting of a 14-year-old boy in Hamilton.

Teina Williams was arrested early this morning at a Hamilton address.

He will appear at Hamilton District Court tomorrow, and police are continuing their investigation. A police spokeswoman said he was facing only a charge of having a warrant for his arrest at this stage.

The 14-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after he was shot at an address in Norrie St on Thursday evening.

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Police and the Armed Offenders Squad were called to the street at 8.30pm after gunshots were fired.

It is the third shooting on the street in 16 months. Last week a man was shot in the leg, and in February last year, a 29-year-old man was fatally shot.

Police are investigating possible links between Thursday night's shooting and the one earlier in the month.