A suspect allegedly killed two police officers in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Sunday, officials said.

In a tweet, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell offered condolences to the officers’ family and friends, calling their deaths an “unprecedented tragedy” for the city and state.

At least two Honolulu police officers were killed Sunday morning in an apparent shooting near Diamond Head, law enforcement sources say.NBC News

NBC affiliate KHNL reported that the officers were shot and later died at a local hospital.

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A fire that appears to have been set during the incident near the city’s upscale neighborhood of Diamond Head on Sunday morning appeared to have spread to multiple homes, NBC affiliate KHNL reported.

The station reported that the officers were shot after the suspect’s landlord served with him an eviction notice.

The landlord was also stabbed in the incident, according to the station. Her condition wasn’t immediately clear.

It wasn’t clear what happened to the suspect.

This is a developing story, please check back for updates.

source: nbcnews.com


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