Armed Kakaako man fatally shot by police is identified

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Brandon Ventura Death: Cause of Death,

Officials have officially identified a 33-year-old man who was shot by the police after he pointed a gun at an officer, Brandon Ventura.

The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office reports that he died due to a gunshot wound to the head. Ventura who lived in an apartment building at 1065 Kawaiahao St. was said to have opened and closed the door repeatedly with a handgun.

According to report Brandon was initially shot with a rubber bullet so as to caution him, but he was adamant and he was seen fight with other officer.

The 33-year-old man was shot after he pointed the hendgun at another officer.