Monday, November 30, 2015         

 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Maui police fire shots as pickup strikes officer

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 3:07 p.m. HST, Jul 18, 2010


Maui police officers early this morning fired at a Toyota pickup truck that struck an officer at the Windmill Beach area.

Two of the five occupants of the truck were arrested and three were injured and taken to Maui Memorial Hospital, Maui police said.

Detectives have opened an attempted murder case and are at the scene of the shooting, police said.

The incident began at 4:14 a.m. when officers responded to a report of numerous gunshots at an area known as Windmill Beach, police said.

Witnesses were telling officers that a Toyota pickup truck was involved when the truck began to approach, police said.

The driver of the truck refused to stop and accelerated toward the officers, hitting one of them, police said. Officers shot at the truck as the driver fled.

The truck later stopped at Honolua Bay Lookout.

More From The Star-Advertiser

Truck hits officer, police fire back

 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet