MAILI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police are looking for up to six young men involved in an armed robbery attempt at a home on Makona Street in Maili around 1:45 a.m. Monday.
Carlton Song, 57, said he went to his front door to see what his dog was barking at when he was confronted by three men.
"Two had weapons," said Song, who delivers papers for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. "I don't know these people. I have no idea."
Song described the weapons used by the suspects as a sawed-off shotgun and a semi-automatic handgun.
The suspects scattered when Song scuffled with one of the men.
Neighbors also heard the commotion and came to help. They described the men as teenagers to early 20s are say they are known in the community.
Residents say they're surprised by the violent crime on their quite street and even more stunned that Song is the victim.