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8 Aug 2020 18:33
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  •   Home > News > Law and Order

    The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found the officer who shot an offender in Blenheim a year ago was justified in doing so.

    The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found the officer who shot an offender in Blenheim a year ago was justified in doing so.


    The man had earlier threatened a woman and her daughter with a knife.

    When confronted by the officer, the man was repeatedly told to drop the knife.

    When he did not comply, the officer shot him in the arm.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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