Police deploy Taser on man at Ala Wai Yacht Harbor


Honolulu police officers deployed a Taser on a man at Ala Wai Yacht Harbor Friday afternoon.

According to a department spokesperson, officers responded to a threatening case at around 2:45 p.m. and encountered a shirtless man with a knife.

Cell phone video shows the officers surrounding the man with sirens blaring, some with guns drawn. One officer deployed a Taser and the 48-year-old man dropped to the ground.

According to police, he was taken to the hospital where medical personnel removed the Taser’s probes.

Police say the man had multiple warrants against him.

He was arrested for first-degree terroristic threatening.

Bail has been set at $40,000.


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