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Police fatal shootings in past year

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 13/07/2016


* July 13 2016: 36-year-old Hamilton man at industrial Frankton property, shot after pointing a long-barrelled gun at police carrying out a raid

* June 10 2016: 57-year-old Mike Taylor in Paeroa shot after approaching police with a machete when they were called to a domestic incident

* September 9 2015: 25-year-old Pera Smiler in Upper Hutt, shot in an armed stand-off outside the McDonald's restaurant

* August 2 2015: 21-year-old Slovakian man David Cerven in Myers Park, Auckland, shot after telling police he had a gun. A coroner has said he was unarmed and his death may have been a suicide

* May 3 2015: 33-year-old Vaughan William John Te Moananui in Thames, shot after confronting police with a gun at a property

*Eleven people have been fatally shot by police since 2007.

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