One person has been hospitalised with minor to moderate injuries following a robbery at an Ōtara liquor store on Friday night.
Emergency services descended on Liquor Baron on Ferguson Road at about 6:20pm following reports of a firearm being discharged.
In a statement to Newshub, a police spokesperson said staff arrived to discover there had been a robbery at the liquor store.
Police say they are investigating the robbery and working to establish whether a firearm was involved.
One person has minor to moderate injures which police said are not firearms related.
Footage captured by Newshub shows police taping off the scene and a number of police staff speaking with what appears to be the liquor store staff.
St John ambulance arrived shortly after the robbery, and Newshub has approached St John for comment.