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Woman shot in Hamilton, man arrested

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 2/12/2016 Daniel Gilhooly

Three people were killed instantly in a crash between a car and a logging truck. © File Image Three people were killed instantly in a crash between a car and a logging truck. A man has been arrested after a woman was shot during a domestic incident in Hamilton.

The woman suffered moderate injuries when she was shot with the pistol in a house in the city on Saturday morning.

Police aren't saying where the shooting happened but that the pair know each other, a weapon has been recovered and there was no danger to members of the public.

A 31-year-old man will appear in Hamilton District Court on Saturday morning charged with unlawful possession of a pistol and wounding.

"We are thankful that this incident did not result in much more serious injuries," said Detective Senior Sergeant Nigel Keall.

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