Police shooting – SH 1, Pohuehue

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police shooting – SH 1, Pohuehue”

A 29-year-old man was shot by Police this morning after approaching officers with a weapon on State Highway 1, near Pohuehue.

Police provided immediate first aid but the man died at the scene from his injuries.

Further information will be provided by Superintendent Tusha Penny, Waitemata District Commander, at a media stand-up later today.

The stand-up will be held at 1pm at North Shore Police Station, 52 Parkway Drive.

State Highway 1 is currently closed between Woodcocks Road and Silverdale.
The following diversions are in place:
Southbound traffic – there is a diversion at Woodcocks Rd, where traffic is being diverted on to SH 16.

Northbound traffic – there is a diversion in place at Silverdale, where traffic is being diverted to Kahikatea Flat Rd, through to SH 16.

ENDS

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