HONOLULU (KHON2) — At about 11:13 p.m. Friday, HPD and EMS responded to a shooting in Kakaako that left one male victim dead.
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Initially, investigation revealed the victim and suspect were arguing when it escalated to a shooting, in which the victim was shot multiple times.
“Gunshots were heard and multiple vehicles were seen leaving the area was discovered a 39 year-old-victim male sustained multiple gun shot wounds,” said Lt. Deena Thoemmes HPD Homicide.
It was later revealed two suspects were at large.
Suspect one shot the victim, and turned his gun to the victim’s friend who had witnessed the incident.
His gun failed to go off however.
Suspect two then grabbed the same gun from Suspect one and attempted to shoot the victim’s friend, but again, the gun failed to discharge.
The suspects fled in a black truck.
“As we were walking by my friend say oh it looks like they were having a party here last night but maybe not so fun party,” said Honolulu resident Linda Reser.
On Saturday at about 6 p.m., both suspects were identified and arrested.
Suspect one was arrested for Attempted Murder in the Second Degree Place to Keep and Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Separate felony.
Suspect two was arrested for Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, Place to Keep and Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Separate felony.