Police across Canterbury will be armed for the foreseeable future as tension between clubs simmers across the district following the shooting of a high profile Mongrel Mob member.
On January 4 Fairmont Wiringi was shot and seriously injured during a clash in Kaiapoi, north of Christchurch.
He is the son of senior Mongrel Mob member Joseph Wiringi. His brother Fairlane is also a patched member of the club.
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