Man hospitalised after firearms incident in New Plymouth

Man hospitalised after firearms incident in New Plymouth
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A firearms incident in New Plymouth on Saturday morning has left a man in hospital with a gunshot wound.

Police are seeking information about the incident which is believed to have occurred on Plympton St in New Plymouth on Saturday morning.

The 20-year-old man went to Taranaki Base Hospital after the incident with a gunshot wound, according to a statement from police.

A property on the street is currently cordoned off as police examine the scene.

The man's silver Ford Mondeo hatchback, with a registration of CGP879, was also taken.

Police urge anyone who may have information to call 021 191 4863 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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