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Police have arrested a 40-year-old man from Nukunuku after midnight last night in relation to a shooting incident

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 21/06/2019

In a press release from the Ministry of Police – Pelenatita Vaisuai the Deputy Police Commissioner said, A 22-year-old man from Fua’amotu is at Vaiola hospital with injury sustained from a gunshot wound to his stomach during an altercation with the suspect.

Police also seized a .22 rifle from the suspect.

The suspect is in police custody while police investigation continues.

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