Police search for shooter in Invercargill after injured man found

The man shot in Invercargill last night is in a serious but stable condition in Southland Hospital.

File image. Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Police officers and the Armed Offenders Squad were called to the city‘s southern suburb of Strathern shortly after 7.30pm after a man was shot.

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A police spokesperson said the shooter has not yet been located and the police are appealing for any information about the incident.

A scene examination is underway in Brown Street and residents should expect a continued police presence in the area.

The spokesperson said the police want to reassure the community that it was an isolated incident.

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