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Wounded HPD officers expected to recover; gunman had unregistered AR-15 rifle

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Honolulu police assess the scene around a vehicle stolen by attempted murder suspect Sydney Tafokitau, 44, on University Avenue Monday. Tafokitau was fatally shot by HPD officers after leading police on an island-wide car chase. Two officers were shot but are expected to recover.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Honolulu police assess the scene around a vehicle stolen by attempted murder suspect Sydney Tafokitau, 44, on University Avenue Monday. Tafokitau was fatally shot by HPD officers after leading police on an island-wide car chase. Two officers were shot but are expected to recover.

  • DENNIS ODA / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Police close down University Avenue near Dole Street Monday in the aftermath of a shootout with attempted murder suspect Sydney Tafokitau, who was fatally shot by officers. Two officers were shot but are expected to recover.

    DENNIS ODA / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Police close down University Avenue near Dole Street Monday in the aftermath of a shootout with attempted murder suspect Sydney Tafokitau, who was fatally shot by officers. Two officers were shot but are expected to recover.

Sydney Tafokitau, 44, was shot near University Avenue and Dole Street after 4 p.m. Monday, and taken to a hospital where he died. Read more

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