Teen shot by police was driving car with pellet gun inside

Honolulu police Officers Geoffrey Thom, top, Christopher Fredaluces and Zackary Ah Nee sit in the district courtroom of Judge William M. Domingo during a preliminary hearing for the three officers in the killing of Iremamber Sykap, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Honolulu. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP, Pool)

HONOLULU — A pellet gun that looked like a firearm was found in a car driven by a 16-year-old boy in Hawaii, a police evidence specialist testified Tuesday in an ongoing hearing to determine whether there is probable cause of murder and attempted murder charges against three officers in the teen’s shooting death.