Man at centre of police stand-off to appear in court today

  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty

A 27-year-old man, arrested this morning after a stand-off with police overnight faces four charges of using a firearm against a law enforcement officer.

Police say the charges are in relation to the shooting incident in the Bay of Plenty and have not ruled out the possibility that further charges will be laid in due course.

The man will appear in the Whakatane District Court at 2:15 today.