25-year-old man indicted in connection with fatal shooting at illegal game room

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Published: May. 25, 2022 at 3:16 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An Oahu jury has indicted the 25-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a man at an illegal game room.

Authorities said Kawika Kanakanui was charged Wednesday for second-degree murder.

Officials said the shooting happened just after 10 p.m. in a row of businesses located behind the Convention Center near Aktinson Drive and Kona Street last Wednesday.

Police said Kanakanui is accused of fatally shooting 33-year-old Bryson Okada.

HPD said Okada was reportedly in a physical altercation with the suspect when Kanakanui allegedly shot him then fled the scene.

Kanakanui is being held on $1 million bail.

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