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Officer fires gun at fleeing truck

WAIANAE (KHNL) - A woman is being held in police custody on numerous offenses, including attempted murder on a police officer, after she allegedly ran over an officer Friday morning in Waianae.

It happened near the intersection of Lualualei Homestead Road and Ihuku street just before 9.

Police say the officer was responding to a domestic dispute inside a pick-up truck. That's when the driver of the truck, a 33-year old female saw the officer and accelerated toward him, running over his foot.

The officer then fired a single shot at the truck which fled the scene.

Just before 9:30, a female turned herself in to the Waianae Police Station. She is facing first degree attempted murder on a police officer, second degree attempted murder against her boyfriend, and a traffic warrant.

The injured officer was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released.

Internal affairs has launched an investigation into the incident which is standard procedure.

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