16-year-old dead following officer-involved shooting in Honolulu
Honolulu, HAWAII — A Hawaii Fire Department firefighter continued CPR on a robbery suspect who was shot by Honolulu Police Department while trying to avoid apprehension in a flood control canal adjacent to Kalakaua Ave. in Honolulu late Monday afternoon.
HPD and HFD cut fencing and used a ladder to access the alleged robber from the flood control canal and bring him to EMS and the waiting ambulance.
The suspect was reported dead by HPD at 5:57pm Hawaii time.
A Hawaii Fire Department firefighter continued CPR on a robbery suspect as he was transported to EMS and the waiting ambulance. The suspect later was pronounced dead. [photo: Barry Markowitz, 5:34pm, 4/5/21]
The incident occurred on Monday, April 5 when police located a stolen vehicle linked to multiple robberies.
The police investigation involved six people ranging in age from 14 to 22-years-old, Chief Susan Ballard stated in a press conference Monday evening.
More details as they become available.