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Man shot by police dies in Whanganui incident
Published: 07 Jan 2017
A man who was shot by police in Whanganui last night has now died.
Police were called to a family violence incident in Aramoho just after 7pm on Friday night where they were confronted by a man with a shotgun. The armed offenders squad was called.
The man allegedly aimed a firearm at police, before he was shot by a member of the armed offenders squad.
He was rushed to the emergency department by ambulance in a critical condition, but later died.
A full investigation into the shooting is underway.
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