1 Apr 2014

Shot hunter's condition improves

9:11 am on 1 April 2014

The condition of a man shot in a hunting accident near Opotiki has improved overnight.

The man, who is in his 20s, was shot in a remote bush area while on a hunting trip with two others from the Hamilton area.

He was airlifted to Rotorua Hospital on Monday and was in a critical condition on Monday night.

The hospital said on Tuesday that he is now in a serious but stable condition.

Police are investigating.