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Officer-involved shooting ties up traffic in Kaaawa

  • COURTESY JOSHUA-ALANNAH VIERNES

    An ongoing police investigation caused heavy traffic on Kamehameha Highway today.

Police said an officer discharged a service weapon today following a pursuit near Kaaawa.

Three people were arrested following the incident in the area of Crouching Lion about 1:45 p.m.

Police said plain clothes officers were trying to stop a vehicle that tried to flee. Officers began a pursuit and there was a crash.

According to preliminary information, a man driving the vehicle tried to ram an officer when he opened his vehicle door, and the officer fired one shot, police said.

No one was injured and police arrested the three people in the vehicle — two men and one woman.

Police warned of heavy traffic on Kamehameha Highway due to the ongoing police investigation.

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