Police and emergency services staff are at an address on Te Ngae Road, Rotorua after a man was shot by Police.
Police have cordoned off Te Ngae Road between Vaughan and Allen Mills Roads. Police ask that the public avoid this area.
After receiving initial first aid at the scene, the male has now been transported to the hospital.
Police are aware the road is a main route, and with it nearing the afternoon peak time, they expect delays. However police still asking motorists to use alternate routes if possible.
Police have no further information at this point and will release updated information as it becomes available.