Man arrested after New Plymouth shooting

  • 09/08/2016

A man has been arrested in New Plymouth after a heated neighbourhood dispute left a man hospitalised with gunshot wounds.

The victim was hit in the leg when "a number of shots had been fired" on Marama Crescent on Monday afternoon.

Police had said they were looking for 43-year-old Kerryn Tioro but later on Monday night said they'd located a man and weren't looking for anyone else.

The pair are neighbours and the victim was shot as children were playing on the street, Fairfax reports.