Man shot outside a property in central city police confirm

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Aug 30, 2022 |

Photo: Chris Lynch (Stanmore Road)

Police have just confirmed a man was shot outside a property near the intersection of Hereford Street and Stanmore Road in Christchurch today.

The shooting was reported to police just after 11.15am. T

Detective Senior Sergeant Tania Jellyman said the man is in a serious condition.

“Police are now in the early stages of an investigation. There have been no arrests at this time.

Cordons will remain in place on Hereford Street and Stanmore Road as police undertake a scene examination.

“We appreciate a firearms incident on a suburban street will have caused anxiety for our local community.

“The community will notice an increase in patrols in the area.”

Photo: Chris Lynch (Stanmore Road)

Police are asking for witnesses or anyone with information or concerns to make contact.

This can be done in a number of ways – through 105- quoting file number 220830/8157.

Information can also be reported anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111 


Police using metal detectors on Stanmore Road and Hereford Street

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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