One person has been taken into custody after a death in Taita this evening.
A man died after being critically injured during a fight on High Street.
Police were called to reports of a fight between a group of men at 7:45pm.
The man died at the scene.
A scene guard will be in place overnight and police are asking the public to avoid High Street between Burcham Street and Macky Street.
Police want to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident outside Big Barrel liquor store.
Witnesses can call Lower Hutt Police on 04 560 2600.