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Police arrest suspect in spear gun shooting

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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.

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