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Armed police have cordoned off the area after a person was shot dead in a house on Princess St East, Otahuhu on Sunday night. (File photo)
Police are investigating a suspicious death in southern Auckland after a person was shot.
Inspector Daniel Meade said the incident was reported to police around 9 p.m.
“An investigation is underway after a suspicious death in a residential building on Princess St East, Ōtāhuhu tonight.”
The victim sustained a gunshot wound and died on the spot, he said.
Cordons and stage guards would remain in place overnight, he said.
On Facebook, residents nearby reported hearing “drunk on sirens and a helicopter” and “officers flying down the road.”
“Princes Street East, officers have blocked the road … Ambos, a lot is happening,” wrote one resident.
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