Armed police attending firearm incident in Papakura

Police car
Police car. Photo credit: Getty

Armed police have been dispatched to an incident in Papakura, after a report of shots being fired in the south Auckland suburb.

The incident occurred shortly before 7:30pm on Friday in the area of Short Street.

An area has been cordoned off, but the armed offenders squad has not been deployed, while officers seek a "person of interest".

More to come.