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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police continue to make enquiries following the shooting of a Police officer in Hamilton overnight.

A 23-year-old man has now been charged with aggravated wounding, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawfully taking a motor vehicle.

He is expected to appear in Hamilton District Court on Monday.

A 27-year-old man appeared in court today on an unrelated matter.

Further charges are likely.

The officer remains in Waikato Hospital in a stable condition.

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Issued by Police Media Centre

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