October 25, 2016 | 76° | Check Traffic

Top News

Hawaii County police investigate fatal shooting in Puna

  • generic_hawaii-county-police-logo.jpg


Hawaii County police were investigating a homicide Monday at a residence at Nanawale Estates in Puna.

Police responded to a call of a shooting victim found in a home on Maui Street about 2:20 p.m.

Detectives learned that another man was seen leaving the residence in a dark-colored pickup truck. Police issued an island wide all-points bulletin for both the truck and its operator, who was identified as a suspect.

At 4:41 p.m., acting on a tip, police arrested a 43-year-old man on suspicion of second-degree murder. He is being held at the cellblock while detectives continue the investigation.

No comments
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email commentfeedback@staradvertiser.com.