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Police appeal to public for pictures, video of fatal Hamilton shooting

Police investigating a fatal shooting in Hamilton last Wednesday night are appealing to the public to provide them with pictures and video.

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It's just five days since an officer was shot and wounded in a separate incident in the city. Source: 1 NEWS

Anyone who was in the area near Hillcrest Road and O'Donoghue Street between 10pm and 10:30pm and has any footage or photographs of the incident is asked to submit these to an online portal that has been set up.

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Assistant Commissioner Richard Chambers praised officers for their courage in both Auckland and Hamilton despite the circumstances. Source: 1 NEWS

Anyone else with information that can help is asked to get in touch with police on 105.

Weapon fired at police in fatal Hamilton shooting was semi-automatic

The officer injured in a fall during the incident is in a stable condition and is expected to be released from hospital within the next few days.

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Assistant Commissioner Richard Chambers addressed reporters following last night's incident. Source: 1 NEWS

A number of probes into the incident are underway including a police critical incident investigation, a Police Policy, Practice, and Procedure investigation and a mandatory Independent Police Conduct Authority investigation.