Man critical after suffering gunshot wound in Marlborough

A man is in critical condition after he suffered a gunshot wound in the leg early this morning.

A Police car at the scene of an investigation. Source: 1 NEWS

He was shot at 5.25am in Awatere Valley, Tasman, a police spokesperson said.

He was transported to Wellington Hospital in critical condition. 

Police are currenty speaking to a number of people to determine what happened.