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Teenage boy faces three attempted murder charges

01/28/2014


Around 8:15 a.m. today, Honolulu police officers were called to Roosevelt High School for a reported runaway. Upon seeing the officers enter the school office, the 17-year-old male quickly became combative. Two civilians who were in the area immediately ran to safety. The suspect took out a large knife, a struggle ensued, and the suspect punched and slashed at the officers. One of the officers fired two shots, striking the suspect once.

The suspect was taken to the hospital in serious condition with non-life threatening injuries. Three officers were treated for minor injuries. HPD has opened three attempted murder investigations.