Homicide investigation launched after two people dead in Omanawa

  • 12/02/2020
Shots were heard near a Omanawa property.
Shots were heard near a Omanawa property. Photo credit: Newshub.

A homicide inquiry has been launched after the death of two people at a property near Tauranga on Tuesday night.

At about 7:40pm on Tuesday, police received reports that shots had been fired at a property on Ormsby Lane, Omanawa.

Upon arriving at the scene, officers found two men dead. The circumstances of the deaths are still being investigated and a scene examination at the property is underway.

"Police are asking for anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious behaviour in the area around the time of the incident, or anyone with knowledge of those involved, to get in touch," said Det Insp Mark Loper.

"You can call Bay of Plenty Police on 105, or give information anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."