Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Christopher Deedy the Federal special agent 'who shot dead man in McDonald's' was in Hawaii to protect U.S. dignitaries at Obama summit - 8th Nov 2011

A federal agent charged with killing a man inside a McDonald's restaurant in Hawaii was released from police custody today after posting $250,000 bail.

Special agent Christopher Deedy, 27, is accused of fatally shooting 23-year-old Kollin Elderts in the chest during a confrontation in the early hours of Saturday in Waikiki.

An official spokesman for the Department of State confirmed to MailOnline today that Deedy was in Hawaii to protect U.S. dignitaries at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, which will be attended by President Obama and the First Lady at the weekend. Link

Deedy, who is attached to the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, was charged with second-degree murder and using a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Honolulu police said Deedy was released from jail at 5:15 am this morning. His first court appearance is scheduled for November 17.

Police spokesman Carolyn Sluyter said Mr Elderts, Deedy and two other men were involved in a confrontation at the restaurant when the shooting occurred after an earlier altercation at a nightclub. Read More