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Police investigating double fatal shooting at Waikiki assisted living center

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                                Police investigated the scene of a double fatal shooting at a Waikiki assisted living center today.
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Police investigated the scene of a double fatal shooting at a Waikiki assisted living center today.

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Police investigated the scene of a double fatal shooting at a Waikiki assisted living center today.
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JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

Police investigated the scene of a double fatal shooting at a Waikiki assisted living center today.

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Police investigated the scene of a double fatal shooting at a Waikiki assisted living center today.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Police investigated the scene of a double fatal shooting at a Waikiki assisted living center today.

UPDATE 4:40 p.m.

Two seniors who were married were involved in the apparent murder-suicide at the Plaza at Waikiki today, according to HPD Lt. Deena Thoemmes in a news conference today.

An 86-year-old woman, who was living at the center, was with her visiting 92-year-old husband in a sitting area of the first level of center’s garage, Thoemmes said. The couple was alone at the time, but others in the area heard gunshots.

A weapon and a note were found at the scene. HPD declined to reveal what was on the note and did not identify the couple.

Thoemmes said that, because of COVID-19 restrictions, the husband had to sign in to visit.

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Honolulu police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide involving a man and woman at an assisted living center in Waikiki today.

Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the Plaza at Waikiki at 1812 Kalakaua Avenue at about 11:15 a.m.

EMS pronounced the man and woman dead at the scene. Shayne Enright, spokeswoman of the Honolulu Emergency Services Department, said the two had gunshot wounds.

No other details were immediately available.

The Honolulu Police Department is scheduled to hold a news conference this afternoon to address the murder-suicide case.

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