KONA (KHON2) ̵
At 4:58 pm, police received a warning that refugee Justin Waiki may have been seen in a pickup truck with unknown license plates in the Henry Street parking lot in Kailua-Kona 75-1015.
Additional information provided The lorry was last seen westbound on Henry Street. The officers responded immediately and started checking the vehicle.
At about 17:19, the officers discovered a vehicle that corresponded to the description. The vehicle was first parked in Makolea Street in the area above Kahaluu Beach and then relocated to the upper parking lot of Makolea Road 78-6725 (Kahaluu Housing).
Police say she is approaching the vehicle and is watching a male man in the driver's seat and a female person in the passenger seat. Officers gave verbal orders to the inmates as the male driver first drove to the officers and returned to the lawn in front of the condominium.
One of the officers then repositioned himself, and at that time the vehicle was moving at high speed forward in the direction the officer was standing. The policeman fired three shots at the suspicious vehicle, but the vehicle fled towards Alii Drive.
The officers continued to track the vehicle south on Napoopoo Road, while another officer put his vehicle on the road and stood outside of his vehicle as the suspect vehicle approached the station's stationary location. As the suspicious vehicle approached the officer's position, the suspect drove the vehicle to the officer. The officer fired 10 shots at the suspect vehicle, but the vehicle continued to flip toward Middle Keei Road.
The vehicle was finally abandoned in a private coffee field on the Keala Makua Place in Honaunau.
The two inmates then fled the immediate area on foot in lava fields and thick bush. Extensive searches were conducted in the area and two suspects were found without incident and taken into custody.
Suspicious vehicle checks revealed that the truck had stolen license plates and the truck had been stolen by Hilo the day before.  The suspects are identified as Harvey Damo Jr. and Shevylyn Klaus, both 25 years old, and from Hilo. Both were detained for theft in the second degree.
Officials did not say if the suspects were associated with Waiki.
Damo was receiving medical treatment for a life-threatening gunshot wound at Kona Community Hospital. He was released from the hospital and is still in detention at the Kealakehe Police Station along with Klaus, until the investigation of Department II criminal investigation continues.
Both officials have been transferred to a civil service leave. involved shooting. The Criminal Investigation Department of the Police Department will conduct a criminal investigation into the shooting, and the Professional Standards Bureau will conduct an administrative investigation.
The police are asking everyone with information about this incident to call the police emergency department at (808) 935-3311 or Detective Pernell Hanoa at (808) 326-4646 ext. 281 or email Pernell.Hanoa@hawaiicounty.gov.