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Police seek suspect in Pearl City shooting

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Honolulu Police Department officials opened an attempted murder case early Friday morning after a 21-year-old man was shot in Pearl City.

The incident was reported at around 12:40 a.m. near the Winnerz Zone on Kamehameha Highway, where police say the victim was talking to a woman outside when an unknown male suspect approached him and began arguing with him. The suspect then allegedly started hitting the victim on the side of the face with the barrel of a gun, which then apparently fired and hit the suspect.

The suspect and a female passenger then reportedly left the area.

Paramedics say the male victim was taken to the hospital and treated for his injuries. He is now listed in stable condition.

A Hawaii News Now crew at the scene of the shooting observed what appeared to be blood on the outside of a car involved in the investigation.

Police released a sketch and the following description of the suspect:

Race: Polynesian
Age: 20s
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175 lbs.

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