Man shot at South Auckland bar overnight - police

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A man is in a critical condition in Middlemore Hospital after a shooting at a South Auckland bar overnight.

Police said a 31-year-old man suffered what appeared to be a gunshot wound at Republic Bar in Mānukau about 1.40am.

He has been taken to Middlemore Hospital and was in a critical condition.

Police said they were investigating the scene, which was under guard.