26 Feb 2021

Man shot by police after ordeal in Papatoetoe

From Midday Report, 12:10 pm on 26 February 2021

A man who brandished a gun at the police in Papatoetoe has died in hospital, after he was shot by officers last night.

A cordon in Papatoetoe after a man was shot by police.

Photo: RNZ / Simon Rogers

A Criminal Incident Investigation is underway, and the Independent Police Conduct Authority has been notified.

RNZ's reporter Sarah Robson has been following the story and spoke to Māni Dunlop.