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3 Honolulu police officers cleared in fatal shooting of 16-year-old Iremamber Sykap

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    Three Honolulu police officers are free of criminal charges in connection with the shooting death of Iremamber Sykap, a 16-year-old crime spree suspect.

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                                Above, officer Zackary Ah Nee shook hands with police union President Malcolm Lutu.

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    Above, officer Zackary Ah Nee shook hands with police union President Malcolm Lutu.

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                                An Oahu District Court judge dropped the criminal charges against the three Honolulu police officers in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old crime spree suspect. Above, officers Christopher Fredeluces, left, and Geoffrey Thom were congratulated Wednesday by supporters after the court hearings.

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    An Oahu District Court judge dropped the criminal charges against the three Honolulu police officers in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old crime spree suspect. Above, officers Christopher Fredeluces, left, and Geoffrey Thom were congratulated Wednesday by supporters after the court hearings.

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                                Protesters held signs for Iremamber Sykap Wednesday at the corner of Hotel and Alakea streets during the hearing for Honolulu Police officers Geoffrey Thom, Zackary Ah Nee and Christopher Fredeluces.

    GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Protesters held signs for Iremamber Sykap Wednesday at the corner of Hotel and Alakea streets during the hearing for Honolulu Police officers Geoffrey Thom, Zackary Ah Nee and Christopher Fredeluces.

Three Honolulu police officers who opened fire on a 16-year-old crime spree suspect and his crew after he ignored their orders to surrender and led them on a daredevil chase at rush hour are free of criminal charges after an Oahu District Court judge dismissed the argument that the trio committed murder and attempted murder. Read more

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