3 Apr 2019

Woman charged with murder after South Head shooting

3:59 pm on 3 April 2019

A 37-year-old woman has been charged with murdering a man after shots were fired in a rural area north west of Auckland last night.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Police were called about 2am this morning to a South Head address, after reports of gunfire.

A 52-year-old man was found dead at the house, about an hour and a half north-west of central Auckland, on the Kaipara Harbour.

Police said a woman was found nearby and arrested.

She is due to appear at the Waitakere District Court this afternoon.