Man shot in the chest by unidentified object

Man shot in the chest by unidentified object

KAILUA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A man was shot in the chest while eating dinner, but not with a bullet.

Around 7 p.m. on Thursday evening, the victim was dining on the patio at the Shack restaurant and bar in Kailua, when he was suddenly struck in the chest by an unknown projectile.

Paramedics were first to arrive on scene and found the man conscious and alert. Police say they couldn't find any bullet castings or a gun anywhere in the surrounding area.

Authorities say it could have been from a B-B or pellet gun, and have classified it as a reckless endangerment case.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital and is expected to be okay.

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