NZ police make arrest after firearms incident, Owhata

As stated by Inspector Brendon Keenan, Acting Rotorua Area Commander

Police have arrested one person following an incident on Te Ngae Road, Owhata, where Police were following a suspected stolen vehicle about 5.35pm.

An occupant exited the vehicle and fired at Police, hitting the patrol car.

During the incident, a bystander received moderate injuries.

The alleged offender then threatened a person and took their vehicle.

Further down Te Ngae Road, he then stopped at an address, where he took a second vehicle.

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