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Two injured in firearms incident in Rotorua

Radio New Zealand logo Radio New Zealand 11/12/2015

Two people have been injured in a firearms-related incident in Rotorua this afternoon.

Police launched a major response to the incident in the Western Heights area, where two people were injured.

Both were taken to hospital and police were awaiting updates on their conditions.

Their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, police said.

Police would not release further details.

St Johns sent a number of vehicles, the first of which arrived at the scene at 2.47pm, but it had to wait for clearance from police before entering, a spokesperson said.

It treated one person with serious injuries, who managed to get themselves to a nearby street.

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