A woman has died, and police have arrested one person following a shooting in Henderson, west Auckland.

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Police were notified of a firearm being discharged at a property in Newington Rd shortly before 9pm.

“On arrival, a woman was located with critical injuries,” a police spokesperson said.

“Immediate first aid was provided however she sadly died at the scene.”

A police presence will continue in the area overnight.

“While we are in the early stages of our enquiries we want to reassure the community we do not believe there to be an ongoing risk to the public.”