Police officer arrested, released after alleged accidental shooting

Shooting reported at King's Sports Bar
Shooting reported at King's Sports Bar
Published: Apr. 6, 2015 at 10:37 AM HST
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Sgt. Anson Kimura
Sgt. Anson Kimura

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Honolulu Police Department is investigating whether an officer was drinking when he allegedly shot a woman by accident at a Honolulu-area sports bar early Friday morning.

Arrest records indicate Sgt. Anson Kimura, 56, was arrested just before 2 p.m. on Saturday at police headquarters on Beretania Street. He was booked on felony assault charges and released, pending an investigation.

Authorities say Kimura's .38-caliber revolver went of at King's Sports Bar on Friday. A 40-year-old woman believed to have been an employee at the establishment was shot in the abdomen, paramedics said.

A police investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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