A person has been arrested in relation to an incident in Welcome Bay that saw armed police deployed and roads cordoned off.
Police responded to reports of what allegedly sounded like a firearm going off on Osprey Dr in Welcome Bay about 4.50pm yesterday.
Police checked the property but no firearms were found.
A person was taken into custody for disorderly behavior, a police spokeswoman said.
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Officers were in the area making inquiries for several hours and were armed as a precaution, she said.
Cordons were in place on Osprey Dr, Kestrel Ave and Waitaha Rd in the Welcome Bay area.