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Stokes Valley shooter still at large

Hutt Valley Police are looking for the man alleged to have shot a person in the chest during a family harm incident yesterday afternoon in George Street, Stokes Valley.

Inspector Scott Cooper said that police are undertaking “various inquiries at addresses around Lower Hutt to locate the alleged offender” but added, “we don’t believe they are a risk to the wider public.”

A man was taken to hospital with a serious injury to his chest. He is in a serious but stable condition.

Police understand that all parties are known to each other.