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Man charged with murder after 78-year-old killed by gunshot

News from NZ Police
A 68-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder following the death of a 78-year-old man in South Taranaki.

Emergency services were called to an address in Normanby at around 7pm last night.

The 78-year-old was treated for a gunshot wound but died at the scene.

The arrested man is to appear in the New Plymouth District Court today.

Police are not seeking anyone else in relation to the incident.