Police ask public for help following shooting in North New Brighton

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Jun 08, 2022 |

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed a firearms incident on Bower Avenue, Christchurch on Monday 6 June to come forward.

A police spokesperson said they believe three men were involved, the two offenders and the victim who sustained non-life threatening injuries to his face.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information that could assist our investigation is encouraged to come forward.

”We believe this was an isolated incident and that there is no ongoing further risk to the public and we are absolutely committed to finding those responsible for this offending and holding them to account.”

“Police also understand there were multiple witnesses who saw or heard this altercation and we encourage them to come forward as we continue to investigate the incident.”

“Offending of this nature is disturbing for the community and Police aim to hold offenders accountable.”

Anyone with information can contact Police on 105 and quote file number 220606/2587.

Alternatively, information can also be passed on anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111. 

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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