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03 Apr 2019 | 12:01 AM UTC

New Zealand: Possible shooting incident reported in Glen Eden (Auckland) Apr. 3

New Zealand News Alert

Possible shooting incident reported in Glen Eden (Auckland) April 3, with no casualties immediately reported; police erect security cordons, causing traffic disruptions

TIMEFRAME expected from 4/2/2019, 12:00 AM until 4/3/2019, 11:59 PM (Pacific/Auckland). COUNTRY/REGION Glen Eden (Auckland)

Event

A possible shooting incident has been reported in Auckland's Glen Eden area on Wednesday morning (local time), April 3. No casualties were immediately reported. The suspect has reportedly barricaded himself in a house in the area and police have erected security cordons around the site on West Coast Road between Glendale Road and Swan Hill Drive, causing traffic disruptions.

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected in the affected area over the coming hours.  

Advice

Individuals in Auckland are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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