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Serious injury in Christchurch assault

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 30/03/2017

A man has received a serious leg injury after a reported assault in the Christchurch suburb of Hornby.

Police say they were called to a residential road at 6.51pm on Thursday to find the injured man, who was taken to hospital.

One media report said it was understood a firearm was involved in the incident at Dickson Crescent.

However, police say they are still making inquiries as to how the injury happened.

They say they believe it is isolated and the public is not thought to be at risk.

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