Man hunt after driver wounded in Nuku’alofa car chase shooting

Police were searching for a mystery gunman after a 27-year-old man from Vavaʻu was hospitalised from a gunshot wound in Nukuʻalofa on Wednesday morning 5 October.

Police alleged the victim’s car was chased after it had a near miss with an oncoming vehicle at a road in ‘Ananā.

When the chase continued on along a road leading to the Lēlue Rd in Nukuʻalofa the  shooting allegedly from the chasing car took place at about 5am, Police said.

The victim who was staying in Pahu was injured and was rushed to hospital.

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