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Officer injured after hit-and-run in Punchbowl area

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    Police marked the roads on School St. and Lusitana St. in Punchbowl where an officer was hit
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    Police left a note that a report was made on this damaged vehicle.
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Honolulu police have opened an attempted murder investigation after an officer was struck by a driver of a stolen vehicle who fled the scene early Sunday morning.

It happened in the Punchbowl area on Lusitana Street between Puowaina Drive and Huali Street at about 2:20 a.m.

Officers stopped the suspect for driving a stolen vehicle when the driver struck the officer and drove away.

Paramedics took the 30-year-old officer to the hospital in serious condition.

Police reopened Lusitana Street by about 4:30 a.m.

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