Arrest made following shooting outside Vavaʻu Lahi nightclub

Counties Manukau Police have this morning arrested a 25-year-old man in relation to a shooting outside a nightclub in Manukau early on Sunday morning.

The man is expected to appear in the Manukau District Court today charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, discharging a firearm with intent to cause bodily harm and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Police enquiries are continuing into the incident and we cannot rule out the possibility that further people will be charged.

A 31-year-old man who received a gunshot wound to his leg during the altercation has now been released from hospital.

Police continue to ask for anyone who was in the area on Cavendish Drive, Manukau at approximately 2.30am on Sunday 15 May 2017 and saw a fight break out between two groups of people to contact police.

If you have information which can assist the investigation team then please contact Detective Sergeant Kepal Richards on 09 261 1300.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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