Amendment to Gisborne shooting incident - Victim not dead
Amendment to Gisborne shooting incident
The 39 year old
man found with a gunshot wound was taken to hospital where
he remains in a very serious and critical condition. He has
not passed away as previously stated.
The man’s family
is currently being support by Police and Victim Support
Police are speaking with three people in relation
to this incident and are not looking for any other
individuals at this point.
As this investigation is in the
early stages, there will be no further comment at this
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Gordon Campbell: On Populism And Labour 2017
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