Accused murderer appears in court

Duran charged in shooting death of Makaha friend

Published  12:45 PM HST Sep 17, 2012

A 23-year-old man accused of murder in the shooting death of a Makaha man appeared in court Monday.

Police said Chad Duran shot and killed 26-year-old Christopher Medeiros.  The shooting happened last Wednesday night and Medeiros died on Thursday.

In addition to the murder charge, Duran was also charged with a firearms violation.

Medeiros' family said that Duran and Medeiros had been friends for years.

Duran's bail is set at $750,000.

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