Statement attributable to Detective Senior Sergeant Matt Cranshaw, Area Manager Investigations
Police are seeking information from the public after a man was shot in Karapiro this morning.
The incident happened just after 9am on Tirau Road at Karapiro Café and Gifts.
A Caucasian male in his 50s or 60s has entered the shop and shot a man working there. The victim received moderate injuries and has been transported to hospital.
Police believe the offender left the scene in a white or light coloured older model vehicle which was being driven by a female.
Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact Waikato Police on 07 858 6200. Information can also be shared anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Issued by Police Media Centre