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Hawaii police identify Puna shooting victim

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 12:58 a.m. HST, May 22, 2013

Hawaii County police Tuesday identified the man who was fatally shot at a home in Nanawale Estates subdivision in Puna as Mateo D. Balinbin Jr., 40, of Nanawale Estates.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Wednesday.

Police were called 2:19 p.m. Monday to a report of a shooting victim in a Maui Street home. Officers found Balinbin inside the home.

Police, acting on a tip that a man was seen leaving the house in a dark pickup truck, arrested at 4:41 p.m. a 43-year-old Nanawale Estates man at a Hawaiian Paradise Park home on suspicion of second-degree murder.

The suspect remained at the Hilo police cellblock Tuesday afternoon.

Police ask that anyone with information on this case to contact Detective Derek Morimoto at 961-2380 or dmorimoto@co.hawaii.hi.us or Detective Robert Almeida at 961-2386 or ralmeida@co.hawaii.hi.us.






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