A 21-year-old man remains in hospital after a drive-by shooting in Stokes Valley early this morning.

A police spokeswoman said an investigation was under way as police look to find those responsible.

Police were called to Hanson Grove at 2.30am after the young man was shot from a passing vehicle, she said.

The man was in a "serious but stable condition".

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Police said the scene examination in Hansen Grove had been completed this afternoon and there was no longer a scene guard in place.

If you have information about the incident call Lower Hutt police on (04) 560 2600 or anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.