23 Aug 2015

Man sought in relation to police shooting

7:30 pm on 23 August 2015

Police have released the name of a second man they are seeking in relation to a shooting in Motueka on Thursday.

Jahdai Brice Kennard

Jahdai Brice Kennard Photo: NZ Police

Jahdai Brice Kennard, 28, is described as Maori of medium build and 179 centimetres tall.

Police said he often has a dark beard.

Mr Kennard is believed to be driving a Green 1995 BMW, registration number HHY596.

Police said he should not be approached.

During Thursday's incident, Ford Hurinui, who was wanted by the police for breaching parole conditions, was shot after a half hour standoff with Tasman District police officers.

He remains in Wellington Hospital but is no longer in a critical condition.

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