Police are investigating a suspected drive by shooting in Masterton.
Shots were fired at a house in Miriam St about 8.45pm Friday night.
People, including children, were in the house at the time, Acting Detective Sergeant Mike Smith said.
Neighbours said they heard several shots and police believe a vehicle was involved.
"A scene examination has been completed, which has confirmed that a number of gun shots have entere through the wall of two bedrooms at the front of the address,'' Mr Smith said.
"It is concerning for police that occupants were home at the time and one bedroom is used by children".
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward with information about the serious incident.
People can contact Masterton police on 06 3700300 or call the crimestoppers line anonymously on 0800 555 111.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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