Man shoots himself with rifle

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

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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.

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