Key Points:

A woman has been shot during an aggravated robbery in West Auckland this afternoon.

Police Inspector Kerry Watson said the woman received minor injuries and was receiving medical attention after being shot with "a long barrelled firearm".

He said police were called to the New Lynn dairy shortly before 3pm.

Police are seeking information from the public who may have seen a silver coloured vehicle leaving the area on Great North road towards New Lynn.

- NZHERALD STAFF