Teen shot by police was driving car with pellet gun inside

Honolulu police Officers Geoffrey Thom, top, Christopher Fredaluces and Zackary Ah Nee sit during a preliminary hearing Tuesday for the killing of Iremamber Sykap. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP, Pool)

HONOLULU — A plastic pellet gun that looked like a firearm was found in a car driven by a 16-year-old boy in Hawaii, a police evidence specialist testified Tuesday in an ongoing hearing to determine whether there is probable cause of murder and attempted murder charges against three officers in the teen’s shooting death.