1 Sep 2018

Dead woman named after Ōtorohanga shooting

5:20 pm on 1 September 2018

Police have named the 50-year-old woman who died following a shooting at an Ōtorohanga property last night.

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Police are investigating a murder in Ōtorohanga in the Waikato last night. Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

She was Leigh Kauhoe Wallace.

A 57-year-old man who was taken to Waikato Hospital in a critical condition is now stable.

A homicide investigation has been launched, but the police aren't looking for anyone else in relation to the shooting.

A scene examination is continuing.