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Big Island Police Charge 31-Year-Old Keaka D. Martin for Attempted Murder and Other Offenses

Hawai’i Police have charged 31-year-old Keaka D. Martin of Hilo in connection with a shooting Wednesday evening (January 2, 2013) that injured two officers.

Keaka D. Martin

Keaka D. Martin

Martin was charged at 4:15 p.m. with two counts of first-degree attempted murder, second-degree reckless endangering, place to keep a firearm, possessing a loaded firearm on a highway, two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, ownership/possession of a firearm prohibited, and altering the identification markings on a firearm.

He remains in police custody with no bail and is confined to the Hilo Medical Center in critical condition from a self inflicted gunshot wound.

Both officers remain at Hilo Medical Center in stable condition.

Video courtesy of Big Island Video News:


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