Gunshot Draws Police to Kahului Neighborhood

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The sound of a gunshot filled the streets of a Kahului neighborhood Sunday night.

Maui Police Department confirms the incident, noting that at about 10:30 p.m. officers responded to a residence on Niihau Street after receiving a report for an armed robbery.

Police say two men in masks armed with a rifle and a handgun appeared at a gathering. The pair reportedly approached the group and ordered them to give up their belongings.

According to MPD, the men then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and property.

As they were leaving one of the men fired a single shot in the air.
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An eyewitness told MAUIWatch Sunday night that they saw the gunmen run through the neighborhood with masks after the shot was heard.

Police on Sunday were making checks at nearby homes for surveillance footage.

No injuries were reported during the incident.

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