Source: New Zealand Police (District News)
Please attribute to Detective Inspector Scott Beard:
A homicide investigation has commenced after a man died in Wellsford tonight.
Emergency services responded to a call at about 7.45pm advising a person in a vehicle had suffered a gunshot wound on Wayby Station Road.
Upon arrival Police located the man deceased at the scene.
A scene guard will remain in place overnight.
Police inquiries are continuing tonight and the next update is expected tomorrow.
Issued by Police Media Centre