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Soldier dies in police shooting in Waikiki

Police officers shot and killed a Schofield Barracks soldier who apparently drove recklessly through the streets of Waikiki and was shot by responding officers on Ala Wai Boulevard early this morning.

Three officers were treated for minor injuries and then released, police said at a news conference today.

The incident began just before 4 a.m. and involved two shooting scenes, one on Kuhio Avenue near Nahua Street, and the final location on Ala Wai Boulevard near Seaside Avenue.

The Army confirmed that the driver of the dark blue Dodge truck involved in the incident was an enlisted soldier, assigned to the 25th Infantry Division. The Army is withholding the identity of the soldier pending notification of next of kin.

[Update] been identified by sources as Gregory Gordon from Ashford, Alabama. 22 years old.






Short video of aftermath.

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Added: Jan-19-2013 Occurred On: Jan-17-2013
By: Jersey_Devil
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Tags: Soldier, dead, Waikiki, police, shooting
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States (load item map)
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