A 13-year-old boy from Chattanooga, Tennessee fell nearly 15 feet onto jagged rocks below a waterfall at the area often referred to as the “Bamboo Forest” trail in the Kailua area of East Maui on Sunday.
Public Safety Department officials say Edward Morgan was cleaning inside the front gatehouse and managed to slip out the front door behind a civilian who walked in at around 8:40 a.m. on Monday, June 15, 2015.
The Maui EMS Training Center conducted a Law Enforcement First Response – Tactical Casualty Care (LEFR-TCC) course on Maui in April, with plans to offer additional courses for the law enforcement and EMS community in the future. This course on Maui was the first time LEFR-TCC program has been offered in the state of Hawaiʻi.
A man who was involved in a deadly exchange of gunfire today with Maui police has since died. Police released further details this evening saying an investigation revealed that the passenger of an SUV that was involved in a traffic stop, exited the vehicle and allegedly shot at police officers first while fleeing.
A Makawao man was arrested in Kaupō this week for his alleged involvement in a burglary and firearm theft case. The suspect, Devon Traxinger, 45, was subsequently placed under arrest by Hāna patrol officers.