HONOLULU, HI. (THECOUNT) — At least two Honolulu police officers were killed Sunday morning in an apparent shooting near Diamond Head, law enforcement sources say.
It is unclear how many officers were injured in the shooting that killed two officers Sunday.
One officer, a female, was taken to the Queen’s Medical Center in extremely critical condition and later died.
Dozens of police officers, including Honolulu police chief Susan Ballard, were seen arriving at the hospital en masse as the patients were transported away from the Diamond Head scene.
A second officer had been reported to be in extremely critical condition has also died, law enforcement sources said.
One witness at the scene said rescuers could be seen performing CPR on an officer in the immediate aftermath of the shooting.
Soon after the shooting incident was reported, the home believed to be the scene of the shooting caught fire and became fully engulfed in flames.
Geo quick facts: Honolulu, on the island of Oahu’s south shore, is capital of Hawaii and gateway to the U.S. island chain. The Waikiki neighborhood is its center for dining, nightlife and shopping, famed for its iconic crescent beach backed by palms and high-rise hotels, with volcanic Diamond Head crater looming in the distance. Sites relating to the World War II attack on Pearl Harbor include the USS Arizona Memorial – wikipedia.