Wainuiomata man died from gunshot wound

12:13 pm on 10 March 2018

A man who died in the Hutt Valley suburb of Wainuiomata suffered a fatal gunshot wound, police have confirmed.

Police tape at a crime scene.

Photo: RNZ / Kim Baker Wilson

Paul Te Hiko, 40, died at an address in the Hutt Valley suburb on Wednesday night.

A homicide investigation has now been launched after post mortem results indicated he died from a gunshot wound.

A house on Jack Vaughan Grove in Wainuiomata remains cordoned off as a scene investigation continues.

Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Sears said he wanted to hear from anyone who saw or heard any suspicious activity in Wainuimata on Wednesday.