Five gang members arrested after shooting in West Auckland

Authorities say five Head Hunters gang members have been arrested after a man was shot and left in a critical condition in West Auckland.

The man was critically injured after an altercation led shooting at a property on Astley Ave in New Lynn at about 3.20 p.m. on Sunday.

Detective Senior Sergeant Megan Goldie said the five men were found at an address in Henderson by police and taken into custody.

The men are aged between 22 and 40 and have all been charged with unlawful possession of a firearm.

All the suspects are scheduled to be arraigned at Waitakere District Court on Monday.

The investigation is ongoing.