A man was shot with a rifle last night in Tauranga.

Police are appealing for information about the shooting, which happened at about 6.30pm.
The 22-year-old arrived at Tauranga Hospital at approximately and police say he had a gunshot wound from a .22 calibre rifle.

His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Police are seeking witnesses or any further information relating to the shooting.

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They said inquiries into the circumstances of the incident are continuing and no further information was available.

Police urge anyone with information to contact Tauranga Police Station on 07 577 4300.