Law enforcement officials have identified the potential suspect as Paul A. Smith last known driving a white Prius sedan. Reports of shots were never confirmed on the installation.
DES and HPD completed an extensive search while clearing facilities on the installation. At this time, there is no longer an assessed threat on the installation and the shelter-in-place order has been rescinded. Law enforcement will be positioned around schools and neighborhoods to facilitate a phased release from facilities on Schofield Barracks.
As facilities are released, please expect delays with anticipated traffic. Law enforcement officials will continue their investigation both on and off the installation. If you have information about the suspect, please contact DES at 808-655-5555.
Schofield Barracks Shooting Investigations – A hard lockdown has been imposed at the Schofield Barracks in Oahu, Hawaii on Thursday evening. According to information shared by the U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii, a man between the ages of 25-35 is currently at the barrack armed with a weapon. Law enforcement agencies have ordered all residents to shelter in place at this time as officials investigate the ongoing incident. In a notification to residents, law enforcement agencies urged that the incident is not a drill. According to reports, a potential active shooter is currently armed and roaming at the vicinity.
“Schofield Barracks: Shelter in Place Alert! Individuals on Schofield Barracks are instructed to shelter in place as the Directorate of Emergency Services searches for an individual on the installation. If you see an individual matching the following description, do not approach the individual and call 808-655-7114 or 5555. 5’10” light-skinned male, 25-35 Mohawk type haircut with button down collared aloha shirt, light blue jeans, tan Nike foam shoes with red swoosh, and Multicam cross-body bag. We will post updates as information becomes available.”
Schofield Barracks – Schofield Barracks is an Army installation and census-designated place situated inside the City and County of Honolulu, specifically in the Wahiawa District of the Hawaiian island of Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi. Schofield Barracks is situated in close proximity to the town of Wahiawā, with Lake Wilson serving as a natural barrier that separates the two entities.