Jaroslaz Hanel Bio
Jerry Hanel is identified as the suspect Honolulu Hawaii Active Shooter by Police sources, and it’s believed he has also died.
The suspect had multiple TROs (TRO = “temporary restraining order” most likely, for anyone else that was curious), many previous problems with the police, and was from the Czech Republic.
Suspect now identified as Jaroslaz Hanel also known as Jerry Hanel, 69.
According to public records, he was divorced in 1997 & most recently was cited/arrested for misusing 911 services in Sept of last year. Along w/ the above TRO’s against him it wouldn’t suggest he would turn violent, but I would expect the police to extra careful & vigilant as they should be.
Jaroslaz Hanel Quick Facts You Need to Know
- The suspect was being evicted.
- One woman stabbed.
- Two police officers dead, including one female officer.
- Three or four houses burned down.
- The suspect is probably dead.
Jaroslaz Hanel Honolulu Hawaii Shooting
Sources told that the suspect apparently stabbed his landlord when she tried to evict him. She was rushed to a hospital and her condition was not immediately known.
Witnesses saw injured officers being dragged from the home. One bystander said rescuers could be seen performing CPR on an officer in the immediate aftermath of the shooting.
Jaroslaz Hanel Honolulu Hawaii Fire
In the wake of the shooting, the suspect allegedly set fire to the home. Those flames spread quickly to several nearby homes as firefighters weren’t able to gain access.
At last count, at least four homes were destroyed and several more sustained significant damage.
It appears the flames in the area are no longer active, but authorities have not yet said whether any of the home fires have been extinguished.
When the fires were at their height, flames and thick smoke could be seen for miles.
Soon after the shooting was reported, the home where it happened caught fire and became fully engulfed in flames.
Witnesses in the area say that fire spread quickly because Honolulu firefighters were staging nearby while waiting for police to give an all-clear.
Dozens of police officers, including Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard, were seen arriving at the hospital en masse as the patients were transported away from the Diamond Head scene.
Honolulu police wrote on Twitter that Hibiscus Drive and connecting streets were “closed down due to police investigation.”
In the area of Hibicus Dr. and connecting streets are closed down due to police investigation.
— Honolulu Police (@honolulupolice) January 19, 2020
Honolulu Hawaii Shooting Victims
Two police officers were fatally shot in Honolulu on Sunday morning near the base of Diamond Head State Monument, officials said.
The officers who arrived at the hospital were visibly shaken.
Several were crying, and Ballard could be seen hugging those arriving at the emergency room.
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell tweeted his “deepest condolences” to the families and friends of the two officers and the department.
“This is an unprecedented tragedy for not only the City and County of Honolulu but the entire state of Hawai’i,” Caldwell wrote.
I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family and friends of the two officers as well as the entire Honolulu Police Department. This is an unprecedented tragedy for not only the City and County of Honolulu but the entire state of Hawai’i.
— Kirk Caldwell (@MayorKirkHNL) January 19, 2020
Jaroslaz Hanel Criminal History
Court documents show Hanel has a history of violent behavior and making false 911 reports.