Irate man shot by police in Manurewa

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An 'irate male' was shot in the leg this afternoon by police.

Police were called to a domestic violence incident in Manurewa, on arrival at the scene, police say they were confronted by the angry man.

Police withdrew and requested back-up, however the man confronted a police officer and was subsequently shot in the leg.

The man has non-life threatening injuries and is undergoing treatment.

The matter is now subject to a police inquiry, and also one by the Independent Police Conduct Authority.

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