A police source has indicated that 33-year-old Justin Joshua Waiki was shot and killed this afternoon in an exchange of gunfire with police officers in the South Point area. A police officer was shot in the exchange and has been transported to the hospital. The officer’s condition is unknown.
Police and federal agents had been scouring the island searching for Waiki, who is accused in Tuesday night’s fatal shooting of officer Bronson Kaliloa during a traffic stop in Mountain View.
South Point Road is closed for an undetermined time as police investigate the incident.