A 49-year-old man has been charged in relation to an incident in Whanganui, where a man was shot by officers who faced a man with a gun.
The man was shot twice by police and was hit in the head and the leg.
The 49-year-old has been charged with burglary, kidnapping and using a firearm against an officer.
He has appeared before a judge and has been remanded in custody to reappear next Wednesday.
The police investigation will continue over the weekend, and the Independent Police Conduct Authority is also investigating.