74-year-old man who fatally shot his neighbor makes first court appearance

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The man accused in a deadly shooting over the weekend in Makiki made his first court appearance this morning. 74-year-old Ernest Romero is charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of his neighbor, 71-year-old Gloria Takaoka. According to court documents, after shooting Takaoka, Romero drove himself to the police station and turned himself in, telling an officer “I just shot somebody.” A loaded firearm was also found in his vehicle. Romero remains in custody on $1 million bail.

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