MPD held a press conference this morning in which they released further details relating to an officer involved shooting that ended with one man dead on Wednesday evening at Keōpūolani Park in Wailuku. Police, who have yet to release the suspect’s name, say the 39-year-old man with no local address, was shot multiple times by officers.
Police say they have recovered more than 50 shell casings, nine of them fired from the suspect’s hand gun. Police say the man sustained an estimated 11 gun shot wounds that were located on various parts of his body from his legs to the top of his torso, according to Maui Police Captain David Silva, Commander of the department’s Criminal Investigative Division.
The investigation continues and Maui TV News will provide any updates that we receive.