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Pahoa man faces attempted murder charge in Big Isle shooting

A 26-year-old Pahoa man turned himself in at a police station on the Big Island after he allegedly fired a gunshot into a man’s vehicle in Hilo.

Police arrested the suspect on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder Monday night. He remains in custody as police continue their investigation, according to a news release from the Hawaii County Police Department.

At approximately 12:25 p.m. Saturday, police said patrol officers responded to the 100 block of Makaala Street after a 27-year-old man reported that an unknown man brandished a revolver and fired a gunshot into the front window on the driver’s side of a vehicle.

A 26-year-old man was also in the vehicle at the time the gunshot was fired. No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information on the attempted murder case is asked to call the police department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Det. Dean Uyetake at 961-3279 or dean.uyetake@hawaiicounty.gov. Individuals also may call CrimeStoppers at 961-8300.

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