Police are speaking to a man in connection with a shooting in Hamilton.
The Armed Offenders Squad helped police in the arrest of a 31-year-old King Country man in relation to a stolen vehicle and a burglary last week.
He is helping police investigating a shooting in Churchill Avenue in the Hamilton suburb of Maeroa on Wednesday night.
A 34-year-old man remains in hospital after being shot in the face.
Police found a gun during forensic tests on a car at the house and believe it is linked to the crime.