A man is in Wellington Hospital with critical injuries after being shot. (File photo).
An investigation is underway after a man arrived at Hutt Hospital with critical injuries after being shot on Monday afternoon.
A police spokeswoman said the man arrived at the hospital at 3.30pm and was transferred to Wellington Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.
Just after 7pm, police received a report of shots being fired in Cambridge Terrace, in the Lower Hutt suburb of Naenae.
Officers are working to establish the circumstances leading to the man being critically injured and are appealing for information which could assist with their enquiries.
Police are also making enquiries after a report of shots being fired in Cambridge Terrace, Naenae at around 7.10pm on Monday.
Nobody was injured in the incident.
Police enquiries include whether there is any connection between this incident and a man who was shot earlier today.
- If you can help, please call 105 and quote file number 211018/3064. Information can also be provided anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111