Shots were reportedly fired towards a vehicle shortly after midnight in the Bay of Plenty.
Police and the Armed Offenders Squad were called to the area on Nelson Street, in Opotiki, at 12.35am.
A police spokesperson says nobody was injured in the incident.
“In relation to this incident, a 23-year-old man has been charged with unlawfully carrying/possessing a firearm; a 29-year-old man has been charged with resisting and assaulting police; and a 48-year-old man has been charged with resisting police and dangerous driving.”
All three men are due to appear in the Whakatane District Court on Wednesday.