KAPAHI — An argument in the garage of a home on Kawaihau Road in Kapahi ended with a 43-year-old man dead from gunshot wounds and a 22-year-old male in police custody, Kaua‘i Police Department officers said yesterday.
Kaua‘i Police Capt. Alejandre Quibilan and Deputy Chief Mark Begley confirmed the apparent homicide.
Quibilan said a call to emergency dispatch at 2:50 p.m. requested medics to the Eastside home.
The suspect was being questioned by detectives yesterday evening in Police Cellblock.
Quibilan said the incident is believed to have originated in a domestic dispute before shots were fired.
The incident remains under investigation.
More information was unavailable at press time.