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Grand jury indicts Special Agent in Waikiki killing

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Kollin Elderts Kollin Elderts

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An Oahu grand jury Wednesday indicted State Department special agent Christopher Deedy, 27, with murder in the shooting death of a Kailua man November 5 in Waikiki.

Deedy of Arlington, Va., was charged with murder in the second degree and the use of a firearm in the commission of a separate felony.

Kollin Elderts, 23, died of a single gunshot wound to his chest following an early-morning altercation with Deedy in a McDonald's restaurant on Kuhio Avenue.

According to If Deedy is convicted he faces life in prison with the possibility of parole.

Deedy is scheduled to make his initial appearance tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. in District Court.

Investigators say the victim was shot during a fight with Deedy in the McDonald's on Kuhio Avenue . A knife was recovered at the scene.

The federal agent was in Honolulu to support the protection of dignitaries for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation conference. He has been placed on paid administrative leave.

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