The man fatally shot following a dramatic car chase from the eastern Bay of Plenty to Auckland had been kicked out of the army and had a love of gunsip networking HK.
Caleb Dean Henry, a 20-year-old from Opotiki, cover for galaxy s3 has been named as the man shot on Auckland's northern motorway early on Monday following an armed invasion near Opotiki and a 350 kilometre chase, during which he fired at least three times at pursuing police carsphone cover cases.
Shots were exchanged with police on the motorway near Sunset Road on the North Shore, and Henry died after a prolonged resuscitation attempt by officersbeauty wigs.
The NZ Defence Force said Henry was in the army from March 2010 until his discharge for disciplinary reasons in July last year.
Henry's Facebook profile shows a number of photos from his time in the army, some with him holding machine guns.
He enjoyed the army, but in one posting after his discharge he appears to be trying to goad the army's "intel geeks" by advertising for sale army body armour and a helmet.
On Sunday evening Henry attacked a couple in their Opotiki home with a knife, inflicting deep cuts to their hands which will require minor surgery, police say.
The couple, named by media as Ann, 63, and Alan Looney, 66, were tied up before they escaped and alerted neighbours.
Henry then stole a high-powered rifle and fled the scene about 7.30pm on Sunday in the couple's dark blue four-wheel drive Ford Ranger.
He led police on a chase through Bay of Plenty and Waikato, cloud computing companies shooting at officers on at least three occasions until the armed offenders squad was deployed.
He was eventually stopped using road spikes on Auckland's northern motorway.
Police are not yet saying whether Henry was shot by police or took his own life.
Assistant Commissioner Allan Boreham says a full investigation will determine how Henry died, but he praised his officers for bringing the drama to an end without anyone else being hurt.
Mr Boreham told Radio New Zealand he didn't know how many shots were fired and he couldn't say how Henry managed to drive and shoot a rifle at the same time.
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During the chase traffic lights were controlled so Henry did not have to stop and come alongside other motorists.
Three separate investigations are being carried out into the death.