9 Jan 2016

Man seriously injured after being shot in the leg

1:32 pm on 9 January 2016

Reports of a loud explosion in Hamilton early this morning are connected to a man who's in hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg.

Police say several calls from residents came in just before 5am, and a short while later a man was taken to Waikato Hospital.

The man's injuries were serious but not life-threatening. An investigation is under way.