Man shot in leg in south Auckland

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A man has been shot in the leg after a firearms incident in south Auckland that put a school in the area in lockdown. 

The man, in his 50s, was shot in the leg at 12:40pm at a house on Hogan Street, Pukekohe.

He has been transported to hospital and his injuries are not life threatening, police say.

A second male is custody and assisting police with enquiries. 

Parata School was in lockdown as a precaution following the incident, but this has since been lifted.

There is no threat to the public, police say.

Police believe the offender is known to the victim.