Two in hospital following shooting in Ellerslie

Police are investigating the incident.
Police are investigating the incident. Photo credit: Getty Images

Two people are in hospital after a shooting in Ellerslie on Friday night.

The shooting took place just before 9pm on Arthur St close to popular restaurants and bars.

The victims, two men, were taken to hospital with moderate injuries. 

Witnesses told NZME one of the victims was yelling out in pain as he entered an ambulance.

Police were reportedly seen speaking to a woman in handcuffs and police dogs were seen sniffing around the property where the shooting occurred.

Police remained at the property for the rest of the night and are investigating.