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    Confidence that gangs will be hit hard by authorities after a shooting in a downtown Auckland hotel

    Confidence that gangs will be hit hard by authorities after a shooting in a downtown Auckland hotel


    Armed officers were called to reports of gun shots yesterday morning at the Sofitel at the Viaduct.

    Police Minister Poto Williams says it was a conflict between the Mongols and the Headhunters.

    Director of Criminal Justice at Canterbury University Jarrod Gilbert says Police will be taking it very seriously.

    He says they need to send a message that when any groups step this far outside the realms of what is acceptable, they will receive the attention they deserve.

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