Former Middle Tennessee deputy killed in Hawaii shooting


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A former employee of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was among two officers killed in a shooting over the weekend near Diamond Head in Hawaii.

Honolulu police said Tiffany Enriquez and Kaulike Kalama were shot by a man as the two responded Sunday to reports of a woman being stabbed in Waikiki. Both officers were wearing bulletproof vests, but were hit above them and killed, officers explained.

Enriquez, a seven-year veteran of the Honolulu Police Department, previously worked as a jail deputy in Montgomery County, Tennessee, a spokesperson for the sheriff’s office confirmed.

Police identified the gunman as Jerry Hanel, a man in his 60’s, and said he was “unaccounted for,” along with two people who were inside of a home that had been set on fire.

The incident remains under investigation by federal authorities, including the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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