Police ID man killed in officer-involved shooting

Police have identified the man shot and killed in the officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday evening as 42-year-old Bert E. Mercado of Hawaiian Beaches.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Friday to determine the exact cause of his death.

Witnesses to the incident or those with information are asked to call the police non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Jesse Kerr at 961-2379 or jesse.kerr@hawaiicounty.gov.

Those who prefer anonymity may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.


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