Police search for gunman in Hanmer Springs

  • 19/09/2017
The armed offenders squad was called out at 9:30om on Monday night.
The armed offenders squad was called out at 9:30om on Monday night. Photo credit: File

A police hunt is on for a person after a gun was allegedly fired at a house in Hanmer Springs.

Armed police were called to the north Canterbury town about 9:30pm on Monday following reports of gunfire.

Nobody was injured in the incident, police say.

"The armed offenders squad conducted an extensive search of the area but did not locate the offender."

The area was still being patrolled on Tuesday morning as police investigate.

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