9 Jul 2018

Hamilton fatal shooting: No history of problems on street

From Morning Report, 8:39 am on 9 July 2018

A person is still at large after a fatal shooting in Hamilton early yesterday morning. Twenty-three-year-old Robert Nelson was killed. His 20-year-old girlfriend is in a stable condition in hospital and a 17-year-old youth is in a critical condition. It has been reported that Mr Nelson was in bed protecting his girlfriend when he was killed. His sister on Sunday said the family wanted their privacy. RNZ reporter Andrew McRae is at the scene in the suburb of Melville.