Hawaiian chaos: man barricades himself in hotel room and starts shooting

HONOLULU, HAWAI.- An armed man barricaded himself in a hotel room in a tourist complex in Honolulu and fired through the door, a policeman said.

No one was injured by the shooting Saturday night in The Kahala Hotel & Resort, the police captain of Honolulu, Brian Lynch. Police and hotel security personnel evacuated the area around the room and everyone was sheltered, the establishment said.

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Photos and videos shared in local media showed about 100 people locked in the hotel’s party room. Other images from outside the compound showed a heavy police presence, including an assault team.

Police were waiting for the man to leave the room, Lynch said.


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