KITV4 News has learned that a 19-year-old man was arrested in Las Vegas for the murder of a Hawaii man, who was the suspect's stepfather.
The suspect is identified as Tyten Kaehu-Scanlan. He was arrested for murder with a deadly weapon and a current bench warrant for battery with substantial bodily harm.
The victim was identified as 44-year-old Blackie Pele-Poti. According to his Facebook page, he was a 1986 graduate of Waipahu High School. He also attended El Camino College in Torrance, California.
A 911 call was placed Wednesday morning from a woman who said her nephew had a firearm, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Call takers heard screaming and shots fired in the background.
More calls came in saying there was a "man down" on the street near La Serna Street and Windmill Parkway.
Officers arrived and found a man lying in the street who appeared to have gunshot wounds to the head. Medical personnel confirmed the man was dead.
Based on help from numerous witnesses, officers were able to locate a suspect at a nearby residence. He was taken into custody without further incident.
An initial investigation revealed the murder was the result of an ongoing domestic dispute between the suspect and his stepfather.