Man charged with Ala Moana Beach Park murder

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email

HONOLULU (KHNL) - A young man accused of fatally shooting a teen at a popular Oahu park earlier this week is scheduled to appear before a judge Friday.

Christopher Alesna, 19, turned himself in to police Wednesday night. He's charged with murder and two firearms offenses.

Investigators say he shot and killed Khaynava Phanthanouvong, 18, after they met at Ala Moana Beach Park to fight.

Alesna's bail is set at $150,000.