Teenager in hospital after Northcote shooting

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A teenager is in a stable condition in Auckland Hospital after a shooting at a park in the North Shore suburb of Northcote.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Police received multiple calls from members of the public at about 7pm, reporting that they heard gun shots in the area.

A 16-year-old youth was taken to North Shore Hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot injury and was then transferred to Auckland Hospital.

He is in a stable condition

Police said a scene examination took place this morning and cordons have now been stood down.

“Initial enquiries indicate a large number of youths were at the reserve earlier in the evening.

“Police would like to speak to those people as well as anyone else who may have witnessed the incident.”

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