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Cordons lifted after suspected shooting

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 12/09/2016

Road blocks put up in Palmerston North as part of police investigations into a suspected shooting have been removed.

The cordons were set up after the armed offenders squad was called out to a fight involving groups of men in Awapuni on Monday.

Police said a victim in the incident, which happened about 2pm, received moderate to minor injuries and had been discharged from hospital.

No other injuries were reported.

Road blocks were set up at the intersection of Sheffield St and College St, and on College St between Burfield Pl and Botanical Rd.

A police spokeswoman said the roads had been reopened.

She said inquiries were continuing into the incident but no further details were available.

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