Man approaches home with knife, then is shot to death by owner


HONOLULU (KHON2) — A man was shot to death in Ewa Beach on Friday, October 5, around 9 p.m.

According to the Honolulu Police Department, the 37-year-old victim was on the suspect’s property with a knife when the suspect opened his front door and shot him.

Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and declared the victim dead at the scene.

The victim was later identified as 37-year-old Steven Suster of Ewa Beach.

“All of a sudden I heard two loud bangs simultaneously and I said that’s a gun. That is a gun. Make sure everyone is okay. My family was okay,” said neighbor John Bermuda. “I heard sirens coming in. So I looked out and I said, you know, police cars came in. The paramedics came. After that, just literally the whole neighborhood also heard two gunshots.”

The 54-year-old suspect taken into custody but was released pending investigation.

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