19 Dec 2017

Man shot by police in Manawatu

12:47 pm on 19 December 2017

Police in Manawatu have shot a man who threatened a woman with a firearm.

Police were called to Vinegar Hill campground near Hunterville at 9.25am.

The offender was shot by police and taken into custody.

Nobody else was injured and police said they were making extensive inquires.