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UPDATE: 2 officers fatally shot in Hawaii, per reports

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Posted at 1:12 PM, Jan 19, 2020

UPDATE 2:20 P.M.: Two officers have been shot and killed Sunday and the suspect is at large, the The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported, citing a police source. READ MORE

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HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP) -- Honolulu police say two officers have been shot Sunday and the suspect is at large.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that officers were responding to an assault call near the base of Diamond Head when they encountered a male with a firearm, who then opened fire, striking two officers.

The neighborhood where the shooting occurred is at the far end of the Waikiki Beach between the Honolulu Zoo and the famed Diamond Head State Monument.

The area would be packed with tourists and locals, especially on a weekend.

A home the suspected gunman was believed to be inside has been engulfed by flames.

This is breaking news, check back for updates.

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