At least four people have been injured in New Zealand after being attacked by a gunman while at a supermarket in an Auckland mall. According to the authorities, the perpetrator of the attack was neutralized.
“Police can confirm that a man entered a supermarket in the (suburban) New Lin (Auckland) suburb and injured several people,” he said in a press release. Police “located and shot the man”, who “died on the spot”, it is added in the press release.
According to New Zealand media, four people were taken to a hospital in Auckland in critical condition, as one suffered knife wounds and the other two from bullets. Prime Minister Jacinda Arden was briefed on the incident.
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