Property owner involved in deadly Ewa shooting released from police custody

Updated: Oct. 6, 2019 at 12:15 PM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Honolulu Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred Friday night in Ewa.

A 37-year-old man was shot at 9 p.m. at a property on Aama Place, and passed away at the scene, according to police.

At around 9:15 p.m., 54-year-old Lou Xiong was arrested in connection with the shooting.

He has since been released from custody, pending investigation.

Police said, the 37-year-old allegedly came on to Xiong’s property with a knife.

Xiong opened the front door of his home and shot the man, according to investigators.

Xiong claimed the man with the knife did not comply with his order to leave, according to police sources.

As of Saturday afternoon, police classified the incident as a murder investigation.

Xiong has no prior arrests.

This story will be updated.

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