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Fire arms incident in Ruatoria this morning

A street on the outskirts of Ruatoria was cordoned off by police this morning after reports of shots being fired.

McClutchie Road was reopened before 11am.

Police were called to McClutchie Road, off Tuparoa Road south-east of the township, at about 9.20am following reports of shots fired.

The incident is believed to have involved parties known to each other and related to a vehicle collision on Waiomatatini Road.

“We have had no reports of any injuries as a result of the incident,” police said.

Residents were advised to expect a continued police presence in the area.

Anyone with information that may assist this investigation is urged to contact police on 105 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.