Police are investigating after a man turned up at an Auckland accident and emergency department with a gunshot wound.
The wounded man was one of three men who turned up at the Takanini A&E.
Police were alerted by medical staff due to the nature of the man's injuries.
The 18-year-old man had been transferred to hospital where he will undergo surgery. His injuries were not life threatening.
Enquiries showed that the car the group arrived in was stolen.
Two men were assisting police with enquiries.