The hunter who allegedly killed a young soldier in the Ruahine Ranges has now been charged with shooting and injuring another man.

Gary McCurrach has been charged with careless use of a 308 rifle, causing the death of 23 year old Danny Jordan on Thursday 31st March this year.

The 58-year-old Hastings man is now facing two more charges at the Hastings District Court, including careless use of a firearm causing injury to Samuel Clark, and unlawful hunting.

Police allege Gary McCurrach shot and killed 23 year old Danny Jordan, a soldier based at Linton Military Camp, while he was sitting down in open bush.

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Mr Jordan was resting with two friends on the Sparrowhawk bivouac track, when he was allegedly shot by the experienced hunter who was in a separate hunting group.

A dog was also hit by fragments of bullets.

Gary McCurrach will come back to the Hastings District Court at the end of this month.