22 May 2019

Man charged with murder after Ōtara shooting

5:37 pm on 22 May 2019

The police have charged a man with murder after a man was shot dead in South Auckland last week.

Piako, Otara.

Piako, Otara. Photo: RNZ / Jordan Bond

Faaifo Siaosi, also known as 'Joe', died on Piako Street in Ōtara last Friday afternoon.

The police said a 21-year-old man has been charged with murder and will appear in the Manukau District Court tomorrow.

A second 21-year-old male faces a firearms charge and has already appeared in court.

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