Charges laid in relation to Northland police shooting

The man will appear in Manukau District Court. Photo / File
The man will appear in Manukau District Court. Photo / File

A number of charges have been laid against a 33-year-old man in relation to an incident in Northland.

The man will appear in Manukau District Court tomorrow, facing three charges of using a firearm against police, two charges of kidnapping, two charges of unlawfully taking a motor vehicle and for impersonating a police officer.

He will also appear on a parole recall warrant and a warrant for his arrest in a separate matter.

A police spokeswoman said in a statement that further charges are likely.

- NZ Herald

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