POSTED: 02:15 p.m. HST, Jun 26, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 02:17 p.m. HST, Jun 26, 2013
Police arrested a man suspected of shooting a spear gun at a 20-year-old Pahoa man and assaulting a 61-year-old woman with a large rock.
The Pahoa man was shot with the spear gun during a confrontation on Leilani Avenue in the Leilani Estates subdivision at about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday night, police said.
Paramedics took the man to the hospital where he underwent surgery and was reported in critical condition.
The suspect also allegedly struck the woman with a rock in her lower leg. Paramedics also took her to the hospital, where she was treated and released.
Officers arrested a 49-year-old Pahoa man for suspicion of second-degree attempted murder.
Police said the investigation into the incident is continuing.