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Police arrest man after 20-hour standoff, shooting on Big Isle

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DARYL W. LEE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
Members of the Hawaii County Special Response Team deploy around a home in the 53-4200 block of the Akoni Pule Highway in North Kohala Tuesday morning.
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DARYL W. LEE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
The Hawaii County Police Special Response Team surrounded a home in Halaula in North Kohala Tuesday morning after the suspect in a shooting Monday night barricaded himself in his residence.
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DARYL W. LEE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
Hawaii County Police closed the Akoni Pule Highway around a home in Halaula after the suspect in the shooting of a police officer and a woman barricaded himself in his residence Monday night.
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DARYL W. LEE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
The Hawaii County Police Special Response Team surrounded a home in Halaula in North Kohala Tuesday morning after the suspect in a shooting Monday night barricaded himself in his residence.
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DARYL W. LEE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
Hawaii County Police closed the Akoni Pule Highway in Halaula after the suspect in the shooting of a Hawaii County police officer and a woman barrcaded himself in his home Monday night.

KAPAAU, Hawaii » Hawaii County police say a man who allegedly shot a police officer and a woman during a domestic disturbance is in custody.

West Hawaii Today reports Tuesday a police spokeswoman says there were no additional injuries from the incident.

The 37-year-old suspect barricaded himself in the North Kohala home and stayed there for more than 20 hours.

Police didn’t release the man’s name.

Police responded to reports of yelling and screaming from the home Monday night.

Police say gunfire struck an officer’s right arm. A woman from inside the house told officers her boyfriend shot one of her thighs.

The officer and the woman were taken to North Hawaii Community Hospital. They are in stable condition.

Neighboring residents were evacuated as a precaution.

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