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Police name Mohaka shooting victim

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 12/10/2016

A man who died after being shot in Mohaka came from the Hawke's Bay settlement.

He was Blair Philip Herbert Cole, 42, whose father has been charged with murder over the incident.

Mr Cole was found with a gunshot wound after emergency services were called to a rural home on Wednesday morning.

A post-mortem examination of his body is set to be carried out on Friday.

Mr Cole's 62-year-old father appeared in Gisborne District Court on Thursday and was remanded in custody.

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