19 Apr 2013

Police speaking to man over Hamilton shooting

6:05 pm on 19 April 2013

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.