Arrest after Vaipua shooting, two women injured

Vava’u Police have arrested a 24-year-old man after a woman was shot in the head and another was shot on the shoulder,   at Vaipua Bridge in Neiafu  last Saturday morning.

One of the women has been released after recieving medical assistance while the other was still in Ngu hospital with serious but not  life threatening condition, police said.

The  accused remains in police custody and will appear at the Vava’u Magistrate Court on February 2.

“He was charged with possession of illegal firearms and causing grievous bodily harm”, a Police statement says.

P0lice investigation continues.

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