Waipahu shooting suspect charged with second-degree attempted murder
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Waipahu shooting suspect charged with second-degree attempted murder

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Chauncey Hata made an initial court appearance today after he was charged with attempted murder in the Saturday morning shooting in Waipahu. A 34-year-old man was shot in the abdomen at the parking lot next to the Jack in the The Box restaurant.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A 34-year-old man was shot in the abdomen at the parking lot next to the Jack in the Box restaurant in Waipahu on Saturday.

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UPDATE 1:38 p.m.

An Oahu grand jury returned an indictment today, charging a 39-year-old man in Saturday’s shooting in Waipahu that critically injured a 34-year-old man.

The grand jury indicted Chauncey Hata with second-degree attempted murder and three firearm-related charges.

Hata’s arraignment date has yet to be scheduled.

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A 39-year-old man made his initial court appearance at Honolulu District Court today in connection with a shooting in Waipahu that critically injured a 34-year-old man.

Chauncey Hata stood before Judge Lono Lee after prosecutors charged him Wednesday with second-degree attempted murder and three firearm-related charges.

Lee confirmed his bail at $500,000.

The shooting occurred at about 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot next to the Waipahu Jack in the Box restaurant.

Police said a 34-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and taken by a private vehicle in critical condition to The Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu.

Hata has a criminal record of kidnapping, sex assault, promotion of a dangerous drug, criminal property damage, promotion of a detrimental drug, unauthorized entry into a dwelling and driving without a license.

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