The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s office has released the identities of two men who were fatally shot by Honolulu police officers in separate incidents this week.
Dana Brown, 27, of Kapolei was shot and killed at Campbell Industrial Park around 1 a.m. Tuesday after a patrol officer observed him traveling the wrong way on a moped that was reported stolen.
Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard said Tuesday at a news briefing that he was wielding a knife and lunged at the officer. The patrol officer deployed a Taser gun twice before drawing his service weapon, but the electric gun appeared to have no effect on Brown, she said.
Ballard said Brown had two misdemeanor convictions and was wanted on a bench warrant in connection with an abuse of a family member charge. Spencer had two felony convictions, she said.
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