Police searching for suspect in Haleiwa shooting

Police searching for suspect in Haleiwa shooting

HALEIWA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - All lanes of Kamehameha Highway near Haleiwa have reopened following an apparent shooting overnight.

Honolulu police are looking for the suspected gunman who is accused of shooting a 40-year-old man multiple times.

Officials say it happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday after the suspect and another person got into an argument.

When the victim tried to intervene, he was shot repeatedly.

Fortunately, the victim didn't suffer life-threatening injuries and he was taken to a hospital in good condition.

It's unclear if the suspect and the victim knew each other.

Kamehameha Highway was temporarily shut down between Haleiwa Beach Park and the Haleiwa Beach House for the investigation.

Anyone with information should call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300.

So far, no arrests have been reported. An attempted murder investigation has been opened.

This story may be updated. 

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