POSTED: 4:45 p.m. HST, Jan 3, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 2:03 a.m. HST, Jan 4, 2013
A 27-year-old Waianae man arrested in connection with a shooting in Waianae early on New Year’s Day has been charged by prosecutors.
Benjamin A. Alailefaleula, of an Ala Walua Street address, was being held on $250,000 bail after being charged late Thursday morning.
Police said he went to the Waianae home of a man, 34, as he was leaving about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. The suspect then fled the area, police said.
Police identified Alailefaleula as a suspect and contacted him. He turned himself in and was arrested at the Kapolei police station about 7:35 p.m. on New Year’s Day.
The victim was taken to the Queen's Medical Center by paramedics in serious condition. His current condition is unknown.