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Police and Fire

For Friday, November 2, 2012

By Star-Advertiser staff


Man accidentally shoots himself in leg

A 25-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the thigh Thursday afternoon with a .40-caliber gun at a Mililani house.

According to Emergency Medical Services, the man was taken in serious but stable condition to a hospital after the 2:56 p.m. call Thursday.

The man was holding the gun when he accidentally shot his thigh. The hollow-point bullet went into his inner thigh and out his outer thigh, leaving a nickel-size entrance wound, according to EMS radio transmissions.

Armed robber hits gas station in Waipahu

Police are trying to find a suspect in a robbery of the Wai­pahu branch of Tesoro Gas on Farrington Highway early Tuesday morning.

The suspect is described as being 33 years old, standing about 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Police said the man entered the gas station, brandished a gun and demanded money at about 4:15 a.m. Tuesday.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300, or *CRIME on a cellphone.


Trio injured in car crash

A man was critically injured and two women were hurt in a one-car crash Wednesday night in Paia, Maui, police said.

A 1999 Pontiac Sunfire was traveling west on Baldwin Avenue at about 9 p.m. when it veered onto one roadway shoulder and then the other, hit a rock wall and rolled down an embankment to Rainbow Park, where it overturned and hit two trees, police said.

A 20-year-old Puka­lani man who was sitting in the back seat was taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition with head injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt, police said.

A 20-year-old woman in the front passenger seat was flown to a Hono­lulu hospital. Her condition was not disclosed. The driver, a 20-year-old woman, was treated at Maui Memorial and released. Both women were using seat belts.

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