Manslaughter charge over fatal shooting of 2-year-old

A man has been charged with manslaughter over the fatal shooting of a 2-year-old in her Mangere home.

The man, in his 20s, appeared before Manukau District Court yesterday having previously been charged with unlawful possession of a sawn-off shotgun following the shooting last month.

Yesterday, charges of manslaughter and possessing cannabis for supply were added. Interim name suppression was continued.

- The Aucklander

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