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Link with King Cobra gang? 20 police investigating fatal Ranui shooting

Posted By lindsay On January 8, 2013 @ 2:30 pm In Latest Headlines,Police,PressRelease | No Comments

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Waitakere CIB are asking for further assistance from the public to help solve the fatal shooting of a 29 year old in Ranui on the 18th of December.

20 staff from across the district are now working on the investigation which was launched after Police were called to Afton Place, Ranui after reports of shots being fired from an address.

The victim died as a result of a single gun shot wound to the chest, whilst a further male required medical treatment for a gun shot wound to his leg.

“Police are investigating links between the shooting and local members of the King Cobra gang” Detective Inspector Scott said.

Investigators are keen to hear from anyone that may have seen a male running from Afton Place Ranui around 11pm on the night of the 18th of December 2012.

This male is described as having heavily tattooed hands and forearms.

Anyone with information on the person described above is urged to contact Operation Larry staff at Waitakere Police on (09) 839 0715 or ring the confidential Crime Stoppers line on 0800 555 111.


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