A man has been shot dead by police after entering a West Auckland supermarket and injuring multiple people, police have confirmed

The Indian Weekender has been told of at least one person seen with a stab wound.

Heavily armed police and ambulances are at the scene at LynnMall in New Lynn.

Police confirmed that a man entered a New Lynn supermarket and injured multiple people.
Police have located the man and he has been shot.

He has died at the scene.

They describe the incident as "still unfolding".

A pharmacy worker at LynnMall says they are barricaded in the pharmacy.

The pharmacy is located at the other end of the mall to Countdown, so staff did not witness the incident but a customer reported cars rushing out of the mall's car park.

Images shared on social media show people fleeing the Countdown LynnMall supermarket.

Roads in the area have been cordoned off and the police Eagle helicopter is in the area with numerous police vehicles and ambulances attending the scene.

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