Man shoots himself with rifle

SARAH HARVEY
Last updated 14:50 22/07/2013

Relevant offers

Health

Chatham Island women hit town for breast screening and shopping trip Breast screening is coming to Mangakino Lack of supervision means Dunedin Hospital loses trainee surgeons Keratoconus eye disease tests for Wellington kids a world first Mental Health provider and Australian bank first to negotiate health contract Palmerston North pharmacy cleaning up after shop front smash Junk food advertising ban best way to fight childhood obesity Suicide toll reaches highest rate since records kept Peter Dunne says medical cannabis in tragic Alex Renton case was worthwhile Controversial social bonds pilot could take seven years to deliver results

An Auckland man is in a serious condition in hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the stomach with a rifle.

A police communications spokesman said emergency services were called to a property in Henderson just after 1pm and found the man, in his 40s, in a serious condition. He was taken to Auckland City Hospital.

A friend, who was at the scene, is helping police to ascertain what happened, and a scene examination is under way.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should fluoride in water be the responsibility of central government?

Yes

No

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content