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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