Auckland councillor calls for action as communities live in fear amid shootings over gang turf
An Auckland councillor is calling for action as communities live in fear of being caught up in a turf war between the Killer Beez and Tribesmen gangs.
Overnight police were called to seven shootings that are believed to be linked to the gangs. The first four took place last night in Ōtara, Papatoetoe, Flat Bush, Papakura, and Te Atatū. It's understood two further shootings happened early on Wednesday morning, with one on a street in Mt Albert and the second on Rathgar Road in Henderson.
Manukau Ward councillor Alf Filipaina told AM on Wednesday local communities are living in fear of being caught in the middle.