Kolovai man arrested after shooting sends man to hospital

    One man was hospitalized and another was in Police custody following Sunday morning shooting in Kolovai, police said.

    The incident happened yesterday at 5.20am in a tax allotment.

    A 58-year-old man from Kolovai was in a stable condition at Vaiola hospital after sustaining gunshot wounds from a .22 rifle.

    Police confirmed this morning a 36-year-old Kolovai man had also been charged with grievous bodily harm and that further charges were likely to follow.

    He will appear at the Nukunuku Magistrate court Thursday 25 May  2017.

    An investigation into the incident is ongoing. No further information is being released at this time, Police said.


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