Man Dies, Officers Injured in Makawao Shooting - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Man Dies, Officers Injured in Makawao Shooting

MAKAWAO, Maui (KHNL) -- A man is dead and three police officers are injured during a shooting incident Friday morning.

According to police reports, officers went to a home on Hoomaha Road in Makawao at about 6:00 a.m. to execute a Vice narcotics search warrant.

During the search, three officers were injured when a 38-year-old man struck them with his car.  The injured officers then fired at the man.

The suspect and a teenage girl fled the scene and drove to a house off Kealaloa Avenue in Makawai where the suspect later died.

The teenage girl was not injured.  She was taken into custody for questioning and was later transported to a juvenile detention center on Oahu.

The injured officers were taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center for treatment.

The suspect's name is being withheld until positive identification is made.

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