Man shot on 2 January dies in Middlemore Hospital
Man shot on 2 January dies in Middlemore
The 23 year old man that was shot on
2 January 2013 outside 35 Eastland Road, Richmond Park
Flatbush unfortunately died at Middlemore Hospital this
Detective Inspector Jim Gallagher says,
"Counties Manukau Police have now launched a homicide
Currently two men have been arrested and
charged in relation to the shooting. One male aged 25 and
another aged 29, both are remanded in custody until their
"A post-mortem will be conducted over the
next few days and liabilities will be assessed in the
development of the investigation," said Mr Gallagher.
Police have recovered the firearm used in the incident
and it has been part of forensic analysis.
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