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Tauranga shooting of a man in defence of hostages justified

17 December 2020

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police were justified in shooting a man on 24 November 2019, because he posed a lethal and imminent threat to one of his daughters who he was holding hostage.

Public Report (PDF 566 KB) Media Statement


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