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Man shot by police dies in Whanganui incident
Published: 07 Jan 2017 - - Author: Newsroom

A man who was shot by police in Whanganui last night has now died.

Police were called to a family violence incident in Aramoho just after 7pm on Friday night where they were confronted by a man with a shotgun. The armed offenders squad was called.

The man allegedly aimed a firearm at police, before he was shot by a member of the armed offenders squad.

He was rushed to the emergency department by ambulance in a critical condition, but later died.

A full investigation into the shooting is underway.

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