17 Nov 2023

Man dead after police shooting in Wainuiomata

From Morning Report, 7:25 am on 17 November 2023

Multiple investigations are underway after police shot a man dead in the Lower Hutt suburb of Wainuiomata Thursday afternoon.

The man had been holding his partner hostage with a weapon for over an hour when police fired. Soumya Bhamidipati reports.