Statement to be attributed to Waikato East Area Commander Inspector Dean Anderson:
Waikato Police have located the person we were looking for near Matamata today.
He is now being spoken to by Police in relation to the firearms incident that left one man with a gunshot injury early this morning.
The victim remains in a serious condition in hospital.
Police are still in the area making enquiries and conducting a forensic scene examination.
Police would like to thank local residents for their co-operation and assistance.
We are not seeking anybody else in relation to the matter.
Issued by Police Media Centre