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Thursday 4 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kaluseti Holani (22) was sentenced to four-years eight-months imprisonment for several offences, including causing serious bodily harm, when he discharged a firearm injuring two young men, at Afa in January this year. The Lord Chief Justice said the accused was fortunate not to have been charged with attempted murder. Even though a complaint had been filed to Mu'a police, the same rifle was used in this second incident. There were no attempts by the police to resolve the issues.
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Thursday 10 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Timote ‘Aho’atu (44) was sentenced to two-years nine-months imprisonment for causing grievous bodily harm to Siaosi Na'a, whom he shot with a pistol in 2021. The judge said the law required the accused to complain to the police if he felt that the victim had unfairly and unlawfully done him wrong. "That law stops you and prohibits you from punishing or killing that person who has wronged you.”
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Monday 13 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 32 year old man was shot in the arm by the Police, after he allegedly used a .22 handgun to point and shoot at Police, during the raid of a suspect's home at Hala'ovave, Tongatapu, yesterday, September 12.
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Tuesday 20 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 12-year-old boy has been charged with manslaughter by negligence over the death of an 18-year-old, in an alleged firearms incident on Saturday night, 17 April at Kolomotu'a.
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Monday 24 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 40-year-old man who was arrested in Nukunuku for shooting another man during an altercation last week has been charged with grievous bodily harm, possession of arm and ammunition without a license.
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Friday 21 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 22-year-old man is recovering at Vaiola Hospital after being shot in the stomach on Hihifo Road at Nukunuku, Tongatapu, last night, June 20.
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Monday 19 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 23-year-old man who sustained multiple gunshot wounds after being shot in Kolonga on Saturday night, November 17 is reported to be in a stable condition at Vaiola Hospital.
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Friday 2 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A male accused has been arrested in relation to the shooting of two men during a confrontation at a bush allotment at Veitongo on October 21.
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Friday 11 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 42-year-old man has been arrested after firing shots at occupants of a parked vehicle in Kolonga on May 10.
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Thursday 22 March 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man is in Vaiola Hospital after he was shot in the chest at Fo’ui on Tuesday, March 20. The man claims he accidentally shot himself while cleaning a .22 rifle.
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Sunday 30 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven cows were shot dead by a farmer in ‘Utui, Vava’u on the morning of Tuesday, July 25 after he found his watermelon destroyed.
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Thursday 15 June 2017

Seattle, USA
A young US Tongan woman in Seattle, Melissa Prisila Langi (23), is being charged with 10 counts of first-degree assault by a US Court for her participation in four separate drive-by shootings. She was arrested by Seattle Police last month May 26, in connection to the shootings.
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Monday 22 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 58-year-old man is reported to be in a stable condition at Vaiola Hospital after being shot at a bush allotment in Kolovai on Sunday, May 21.
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Wednesday 17 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 17-year-old boy is in Vaiola Hospital after he was shot on his upper right breast at a bush allotment in Taoa, Vava’u allegedly by an anonymous shooter, who has not been located.
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Wednesday 3 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man has been arrested and charged with injuring a man whom he allegedly shot in the kneecap during an altercation at a home in Holonga, Tongatapu on Tuesday night 2 February.
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Wednesday 27 January 2016

Neiafu, Vava'u
A 24-year-old man who allegedly shot two women seriously injuring one at Vaipua Bridge in Vava’u had allegedly used a .22 rifle during a confrontation with another group of people early Saturday morning, 23 January.
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Tuesday 26 January 2016
Neiafu, Vava'u
A 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged with injuring two women, one of them seriously, whom he allegedly shot during a confrontation at Vaipua Bridge in Vava'u, early Saturday morning, 23 January.
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Wednesday 9 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police have not arrested any suspect in relation to a shooting, which injured at a petrol station attendant in Ma’ufanga last Friday morning, 4 September.
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Monday 7 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 37-year-old man is in hospital after a masked man shot him in the thigh during an armed hold-up at a petrol station in Ma’ufanga early Friday morning, 4 September.
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Wednesday 27 May 2015
Salt Lake City, USA
Vilisoni Angilau (21) was sentenced to prison for up to 15-years for the death of another Tongan Sione Fakatoufifita (19) during a fatal shooting two-years ago in Salt Lake City.
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