Suspects in fatal Auckland shooting remain on the run


Two people wanted over the fatal shooting in the Auckland suburb of Mount Roskill have been on the run for nearly a week.

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The scene of the shooting on Glass Rd following the attack. Photo: RNZ / Jean Bell

Police launched a homicide investigation after two people entered a property on Glass Road, one armed with a gun and the other with a machete on the evening of 23 December.

An altercation then took place, during which the victim, Brian James, 23, was shot dead.

Two other people – a man in his 30s and a man in his 50s – received serious injuries to their arms from the machete and were taken to hospital in a stable condition. The fourth person at the address was uninjured.

The offenders fled the scene and are still on the run.

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