Man shot by armed stranger in South Auckland

A person is in hospital after an overnight shooting in Flat Bush, South Auckland. Photo / Google Street View
A person is in hospital after an overnight shooting in Flat Bush, South Auckland. Photo / Google Street View

A man was shot by an armed stranger standing in his driveway as he pulled into his property just after midnight.

Police have revealed dramatic new details of a shooting in Flat Bush.

The man and his partner, who had just arrived back at their Dunaff Pl home around 12.05am, discovered another man they didn't know outside their house.

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Counties Manukau detective senior sergeant Darrell Harpur said a fight took place between the two men and the victim was shot.

He was taken to Middlemore Hospital and was now in a stable condition.

Harpur said police were treating the matter very seriously and were still working to establish exactly what had occurred at the address.

A scene examination was under way, including forensic testing.

Police today warned the public to call 111 immediately if they saw any suspicious behaviour or were in a situation where they felt unsafe.

- NZ Herald

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