Maui News

Man Killed in Keōpūolani Shootout Identified

August 10, 2015, 3:26 PM HST
* Updated August 10, 5:03 PM
A
A
A

Rear view of the passenger side of the patrol vehicle depicting damages to the rear window and front passenger side tire. Photo credit: Maui Police.

Rear view of the passenger side of the patrol vehicle depicting damages to the rear window and front passenger side tire. Photo credit: Maui Police.

By Maui Now Staff

The deceased in the deadly shootout at Keōpūolani Park on Wednesday, Aug. 5,2015 has been identified as 39-year-old Raymond Hodge.

A preliminary investigation indicates that officers responded to a suspicious activity complaint at the Keōpūolani Park in Wailuku at around 8:54 p.m. on Aug. 5. Officers arrived on scene around 8:57 p.m. and approached the adult male and made contact.

Upon speaking with the suspect, police say the man removed a small caliber handgun and fired at the officers. Officers returned fire striking the man who sustained injuries and later died at the scene.

E-Mail Newsletters Receive daily or weekly updates via e-mail. Subscribe Now
News Alerts Breaking news alerts on your mobile device. Get the App

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Maui Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments