17 Mar 2013

Fatal shooting in Waikato

11:16 am on 17 March 2013

Police do not think anyone else was involved in the shooting death of a 22-year-old man in Waikato.

Detective Senior Sergeant Ross Patterson said the Ngaruawahia man had been drinking with some friends before returning home on Saturday night.

Detective Senior Sergeant Patterson said a gun went off and the man was fatally injured when police arrived.

He said police are not looking for anyone else in relation to the death.