Shot man rushed to hospital

Last updated 13:16 26/12/2012

Relevant offers

National

Colin Craig's latest lawsuit thrown out; called vexatious Auckland home invasion victims speaks Stephen Reiri pleads not guilty to helping associate get half a kilo of meth Evicted Tokoroa tenant vows to stay put Judith Collins, Bill English and Jonathan Coleman are in the race to be Prime Minister Affordable and social housing to be built on Auckland's Point England Reserve Girl, 8, injured in knife incident at Hamilton home Health Minister, doctor, Shore boy; Is Jonathan Coleman also a political dark horse? Southland burglar an 'outcast' in his community No $630 million expressway in Wellington region's stocking this Christmas

A 30-year-old man was shot early this morning just south of Blenheim.

A St John Ambulance spokesman said they were called to Redwood Pass Rd at 4.40am by the victim, who had been shot in the thigh.

The man was treated at the scene before being transferred to Wairau Hospital, in Blenheim, for surgery.

Detective Sergeant Jason Hillgrove, of Blenheim police, said St John notified police of the shooting about 5am.

Officers who arrived found the man sitting in his car with a gunshot wound to his leg.

Hillgrove said police did not yet know the type and calibre of gun the man had been shot with.

They were continuing their Investigations.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content