8 May 2011

Police investigate after woman shot in Otaki

10:14 pm on 8 May 2011

A woman is in a critical condition in Wellington Hospital after being shot at a house in Otaki.

The ambulance service and the police were called to an address in the town just after 4pm on Sunday.

Police say the woman was air-lifted to Wellington Hospital where she is being treated in the intensive care unit.

Police say the scene of the incident is secure and investigations are continuing.

A 26-year-old man is assisting police with their enquiries.