Members of the Hawaii County Police Department Special Response Team (SRT) discovered Waiki hiding under a blanket in the back of an SUV at a checkpoint. The suspected cop-killer opened fire, wounding an officer. Officers returned fire, killing Waiki.
The wounded officer has been identified as Sergeant Bryan Tina — he is reportedly in stable condition.
Three individuals who police say were helping Waiki were arrested for hindering prosecution in the first degree, according to KHON-TV.
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