Man in custody after barricade situation in Ewa neighborhood

BARRICADE situation

Honolulu Police and the SWAT team responded to a barricade situation in Ewa Wednesday night.

The incident happened at about 9:30 p.m. on Halolani Street when a man, who was reportedly armed, barricaded himself in a house.

Neighbors identified the man as 55-year-old Mark Char.

Officials say Char surrendered to police shortly after 5 a.m.

Police closed Halolani Street to all traffic between Maliko and Kamahoe Streets during the standoff.

The area has since been reopened.

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