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Wairarapa: Tuturamuri Shooting Media Release

New Zealand Police Alert 7:00pm 15 Nov 2008 Wellington

Location of incident: South Wairarapa

Incident type: Tuturamuri Shooting Media Release

Fatality at Martinborough - 15 November 2008 Ambulance and Police were called to a rural Tuturamuri address near Martinborough at about 9.30am today. A 17 year old man was treated for a chest wound at the homestead but he died shortly afterwards. He was Aaron Phillip GRIMWOOD of Carterton.

Police have completed a scene examination at the house and have seized two firearms. As a result a 17 year old male has been charged with Careless Use of a Firearm causing Death and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. Police are not seeking anyone else in connection to this incident. The Coroner has been notified of the death and a post mortem examination will be carried out as soon as possible.

Bill van Woerkom Detective Sergeant Wairarapa CIB

ENDS

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