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Police identify suspect in apparent road rage-related shooting

Officers shut down roads in the area to investigate Tuesday afternoon.
Officers shut down roads in the area to investigate Tuesday afternoon.(Traffic Cameras)
Updated: May. 26, 2021 at 6:48 PM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police arrested a male suspect Tuesday night for attempted murder following a shooting in Waimalu.

Law enforcement sources said road rage may have been involved when shots were fired.

Police identified the suspect as 39-year-old Iakopo Samuelu. He was booked for first degree attempted murder and for violating parole.

The incident happened at around 5 p.m. and forced police to shut down Moanalua Road and Kaahumanu for less than an hour while they investigated.

Sources said at least two shots were fired, shattering the windows of a vehicle. No immediate injuries were reported.

The shooting is still under investigation.

This story will be updated.

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