HONOLULU KHON2 — During the investigation of the death of 19-year-old Suliasi Pakileata in Waimanalo, police said that the incident was not a random act.
The incident was reported by Honolulu EMS at around 7:45 p.m. on Saturday, April 23. The victim was found in the parking lot of Shima’s Supermarket where he was pronounced dead by first responders.
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A witness told police that while she was sitting in her vehicle she heard a single gunshot and saw Pakileata fall to the ground.
The Honolulu Police Department said that a firearm was then recovered at the scene. They are examining the weapon along with surveillance video and other evidence.