Man arrested over duck hunter shooting

Duck Hunting season is upon us. Photo / supplied
Duck Hunting season is upon us. Photo / supplied

Masterton police have arrested a man in relation to the accidental shooting of another man while duck hunting.

The man, 44, will face a charge of careless use of a firearm causing injury when he appears in court at a later date.

The incident occurred north of Masterton on Friday.

The victim remains in a stable but serious condition at Wellington Hospital, police said.

- APNZ

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