Investigation launched following fatal Clover Park shooting

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Counties Manukau Police have launched a homicide investigation after the fatal shooting of a man in Clover Park overnight.

Police and Ambulance were called to the location on Darnell Crescent at about 10.30pm last night, Saturday April 20.

"The exact cause of death will be the subject of a post mortem examination but it appears the victim suffered a gunshot wound." said Detective Inspector Tofilau Faa Vaaelua.

"Police are guarding the scene address at Darnell Crescent while a scene examination is conducted.

“We are trying to establish the circumstances of what happened and why," 

Detective Inspector Tofilau Faa Vaaelua says.“We are appealing to anyone who knows anything about the incident to contact the Counties Manukau Police on (09) 261 1321 or anonymously on 0800 Crimestoppers 0800 555 111."