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.