HPD arrest suspect in Ala Moana game room shooting

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — UPDATE: CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating Aaron Tuitelapaga, who was wanted for a $1 million Warrant of Arrest for Murder in the Second Degree, Robbery in the First Degree, and three firearms offenses.

On Monday, August 17, 2020, at approximately 11:37 a.m., Tuitelapaga turned himself in at the Main Police Station. Charges are pending.

Aug. 13 — An investigation is underway following a late night shooting in the Ala Moana area that left one man dead.

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According to police, it happened at around 11:45 Wednesday night at an illegal game room on Kalauokalani Way.

Emergency officials say they found a man in his early 30s, with multiple gun shot wounds.

He was taken to the hospital in critical condition, where police say he later died.

Police say they are looking for two men.

No arrests have been made.

A resident in the area tells KHON2 she has been noticing an increase in crime and noise in the area in the last few weeks. 

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