Police say there is no danger to the community in New Lynn after a person’s death.

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The death of a person in West Auckland yesterday, according to Auckland police, was not an accident.

Police at the scene in New Lynn, Auckland where a homicide investigation was launched after a person died on Friday morning.

Police responding to the incident in New Lynn yesterday. Photo: RNZ / Leith Huffadine

Officers were called to a house on Great North Road in New Lynn about 10am after being told that a gun had been fired.

They found a person injured in the driveway and first aid was given, but the person died.

Detective Inspector Kevin McNaughton said there is no suggestion that there is any danger to the wider community.

He said while the police were grateful for the help they have received so far, they would like anyone else who has information to get in touch.

Police can be contacted on 105 quoting the file number 211105/9752 or by calling Crime Stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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