Serious firearms incident in Motueka, one person flown to hospital

Police are attending a serious incident in Motueka this afternoon.

The Herald understands it is a firearms incident and police are at a Fry St address. The street has been cordoned off and police at the scene are understood to be armed.

One person has moderate injuries and will be taken to Nelson Hospital.

St John ambulance have confirmed they attended an incident that was reported at 1.10pm.

Emergency services are still at the scene.

A police spokeswoman said more information would be provided later this afternoon when staff on the ground had reported back.

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