Roosevelt under lockdown during shootingUPDATED 7:24 PM HST Jan 28, 2014Video Transcript
Right now at six... Student shot! A POLICE OFFICER opens fire on a high school campus. Team coverage tonight ... The confrontation.. what police say forced the officer to shoot! Controlling the chaos .. A look at school security and HOW WELL the emergency plan worked.. And Calming parents... How modern day technology helped keep them in the loop and under control. SHOTS fired at a Honolulu High School. This immediately became a lockdown situation! Good evening, I'm Paula Akana. And I'm Yunji De Nies. We hear so much about school violence .. Today it was HERE ... At Roosevelt High School. The shooting was a little after 8:30... We soon found out it was a POLICE OFFICER who shot a STUDENT... We have team coverage tonight... Andrew Pereira and Ashley Moser are BOTH standing by live at Roosevelt but FIRST -- we go to KITV-4's Cam Tran on the campus drama today.. IN: 13:43 I HEARD SOMEONE GOT SHOT IN THE OFFICE AT ROOSEVELT. ALL OVER THE NEWS RIGHT NOW BUT I'M ALL RIGHT NOW MOMMA YOU'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO GET THESE KINDS TEXTS!! CRYING 13: 58 Carolyn Richardson is frantic after getting this text from her 16 year old son Cadarrow from inside Roosevelt High School. Shortly after eight his morning the school went into lockdown after Honolulu Police say a student lunged toward three police officers with a kitchen knife. The officers were going to take the student into custody for being a constant runaway. MAJOR RICHARD ROBINSON INTRO: 26:34 HE BEGAN being a constant runaway. MAJOR RICHARD ROBINSON INTRO: 26:34 HE BEGAN BRANDISHING A KNIFE AND SLASHING AT OFFICERS ONE OFFICER DREW HIS WEAPON FIRED TWO SHOTS AND STRIKING THE SUSPECT. The 17 year old was shot in the arm. The three officers suffered minor injuries. ROBINSON IN: 32:58 THEY HAVE INJURIES FROM BEING PUNCHED AND MINOR LASERATION FROM THE KNIFE. The school board's emergency notifications kicked in. DONALYN DELA CRUZ, DOE IN: 28:18 WITHIN MINUTES PARENTS WERE NOTIFIED THERE'S A ROBO CALL SITUATION. WHAT HAPPENS IS PARENTS WERE NOTIFIED THAT THERE'S A LOCK DOWN SITUATION AND THAT THEIR CHILD IS SAFE 28:27 Investigators wrapped crime scene tape around the school's front offices not allowing any one in or out. FAITH KALAMAU, PARENT. IN: 3:27 MY CONCERN IS HIS SAFETY LIKE EVERY PARENT AFTER I'M HEAR TO SEE IF I CAN TAKE HIM OUT OF SCHOOL AND GET HIM HOME 3:36 TAG: 43:38 SCHOOL OFFICIALS RELEASED THE STUDENTS AROUND 10:30 THIS MORNING AND SEVERAL POLICE OFFICERS REMAIN ON THE SCENE INVESTIGATIN G THE CRIME SCENE. SCHOOL OFFICIALS SAY CLASSES WILL RESUME TOMORROW MORNING. REPORTING FORM MAKIKI, CT KITV4 NEWS 43:50 Police arrested the 17 year old on three counts of attempted murder. The three police officers involved were all veterans with more than a decade of experience each. The officer who fired the shots will be place on paid administrative leave until an independent investigation is completed.