Man charged after teenager shot in Ōtara on Friday

11:17 am on 30 July 2019

A 34-year-old man has been charged after a teenager was shot in the South Auckland suburb of Ōtara on Friday night.

The 16-year-old boy was rushed to hospital with a serious gun shot wound and underwent surgery.

He remains in hospital in a stable condition.

The man is facing a charge of wounding and the police are not ruling out the possibility of further charges.

He will appear in the Manukau District Court today.