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  •   Home > News > Politics

    The Police Association says the number of innocent people caught up in gun violence is growing

    The Police Association says the number of innocent people caught up in gun violence is growing


    Almost 150 people have been hospitalised with serious firearms injuries across Auckland's three DHBs since 2016.

    Association president Chris Cahill says the situation is out of control.

    He says there's simply far too many firearms in the community and the guns buy back scheme is the only way to get rid of them.

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