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  •   Home > News > Law and Order

    A large number of shots fired in quick succession in the police drama near Tauranga last night

    A large number of shots fired in quick succession in the police drama near Tauranga last night


    Police pursued a man, who they wanted to speak to over two fatal shootings at McLaren Falls earlier this week.

    During the pursuit, he fired several shots at police before his vehicle eventually came to a halt near Bethlehem, where police shot him dead.

    Superintendent Andy McGregor says the man's weapon has been recovered, and it's believed to be semi-automatic due to the number of shots fired in rapid succession.

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