(AP) — Honolulu police shot and killed a suspect who drove toward an officer, authorities said Tuesday.

Police say two officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation early Tuesday near Kamehameha Shopping Center.

The man in the vehicle drove toward an officer, hitting a police car. Police say an officer shot at the suspect.

None of the officers was injured.

Police have launched an investigation.

There were six fatal officer-involved shootings last year on Oahu.

This is the first of 2019.

Tuesday’s incident was the first officer-involved shooting on Oahu in 2019.

Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

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