A man was shot in his Auckland driveway overnight after being confronted by a stranger.
Police are now hunting the gunman and asking the public for help.
The man was shot in the driveway of a Dunaff Pl, Flat Bush, home in south east Auckland, on Sunday night.
Police said shortly after midnight the man and a woman arrived home and were confronted in their driveway by a man not known to them.
The shooting victim is in Middlemore Hospital in a stable condition.
Detective Senior Sergeant Darrell Harpur said police were taking the case “very seriously”.
A scene examination and forensic testing would take place on Monday.
“Police are still working to establish exactly what has occurred at the address and are not in a position to make any further comment at this stage,” he said.