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Hawaii hotel on lockdown as armed man 'fires rounds' – Guests flee as police swarm in


According to reports, police were forced to enter the resort, after a man shot multiple rounds in his hotel room on Saturday evening. 

Police were called to the Kahala Resort and Hotel at 6pm local time following reports of the incident. 

At this stage, it is unclear if there have been any injuries following the incident. 

Pictures on social media show staff and residents gathered in the ballroom as the police enter the complex. 

Yevgeniy Lendel told Hawaii News Now: “The cops told everyone to run and shelter.

“We ran away from the hotel.”

It is thought the man behind the shooting is part of the military. 

Early reports had stated, three staff members had been outside the room when the man fired through his door.

A statement from the hotel said: “This evening, an individual with a firearm barricaded himself in one of the guest rooms at The Kahala.

“Our security personnel and law enforcement have evacuated guests and employees from the immediate area and everyone is sheltering in place.”

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