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2 in Hawaii, the officers shot and killed after responding to the assault call, officials say

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The suspect and a number of neighboring houses on fire, after a man allegedly opened fire on police officers responding to an assault call in the area at the foot of Diamond Head.

Two of the police officers in Hawaii, were killed on Sunday, Gov. David Ige, confirmed, after they allegedly responded to an assault call at Honolulu and go home.

The officers found a man with a gun who opened fire in the vicinity of the foot of Diamond Head, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.

Local media said the 68-year-old suspect was put in the day before he took his wife to the rental company. The man, who had a history of run-ins with the police, is said to have opened fire on the responding officers, the reports added.

“The whole country is in mourning for the loss of two Honolulu police officers killed in the line of duty this morning. If we are to express our condolences to their families, friends and co-workers, let us also come together as a team to help and support that will be forever changed by this tragedy,” Ige said.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, tweeted it was investigating: “ATF Agents are responding to the active shooter situation in Honolulu.”

The FBI is also well known for its civil servants, had been listening to the “active shooter” in the City.

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A property that is the suspected shooter was believed to be inside, caught fire and quickly became engulfed in flames.

The local media have not been confirmed, but it is believed that the suspect was dead inside the burning home.

The fire in the house and since then, it has spread to at least four of the neighbouring houses, and a parked police vehicle.

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The police have closed a number of roads in the area, and the public is asked to avoid the area.

Honolulu mayor, Kirk Caldwell, tweeted his deepest condolences: “It is an untold tragedy, not only for the City and County of Honolulu, the state of Hawai’i.”

Fox News’ Lee Ross contributed to this report.

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