Two people have been shot in an attempted armed robbery at a berry farm in Whakatane.
Senior Sergeant Mark van der Kley, of Whakatane Police, told the Whakatane Beacon the incident took place at Julian’s Berry Farm.
A police spokeswoman told the Herald two people have been “hit by pellets after a weapon was fired at the floor”.
Police began receiving calls about the incident shortly before 1.30pm.
The Armed Offenders Squad is attending.