Hotel in Honolulu, US, evacuated after reports of shots being fired

Ohia Waikiki Studio Suites hotel in Waikiki, Honolulu, US, was partially evacuated today (December 9) after reports of a man barricading in his unit and shots being fired. The police responded to the incident at about 2 pm local time. Honolulu police tweeted: "HPD is on scene and info will be updated. Please avoid the area and be safe". Kuhio Avenue has been partially closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic between Seaside Avenue and Nahua Street. The details of the incident are currently unknown. This is a developing story.