HONOLULU (KHON2) — Officials identified the man with a machete who was shot and killed by police as 41-year-old Elia Laeli.
According to the Medical Examiner’s office, Laeli’s cause of death was due to multiple gunshots. His death was ruled a homicide.
The man with the severed finger was taken to a hospital in serious condition.
Laeli has no known address, per the Medical Examiner’s office.