Man admits to shooting two officers and himself

Published On: Jan 13 2014 06:26:00 PM HST

Keaka Martin

HILO, Hawaii -

A man accused of shooting two police officers has admitted to shooting himself as a police manhunt closed in on him.

According to the Hawaii Tribune Herald, 32-year-old Keaka Martin voluntarily admitted to shooting himself with a 9-mm handgun.

The information might be used as evidence in his jury trial scheduled to start February 3.

Martin is charged with attempted murder for the January 2 shooting last year that left officers Garrett Hatada and Joshua Gouveia hospitalized with leg wounds.

Both officers have since returned to duty.


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