Another teen arrested in connection with Highlands Intermediate shooting
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police on Wednesday took another teenaged boy into custody in connection with a shooting at Highlands Intermediate last month. He's the third kid to be arrested in the case.
Police say a 14-year-old Pearl City High School student was booked on suspicion of first-degree theft and a firearms offense at HPD headquarters at around noon. Investigators believe he stole a 45-caliber, semi-automatic pistol from his father and sold it to a 16-year-old boy, who then turned around and sold it to the 14-year-old boy who's accused of firing it at Highlands Intermediate May 23rd.
One child was hit with bullet fragments after the round struck a wall. Another complained of discomfort to his ears.
Police believe the gun was fired accidentally while the boy who had it last was showing it to his friends.
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