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Big Isle woman shot in neck; suspect at large

Hawaii island police are investigating a shooting in Glenwood where a 21-year-old woman sustained a bullet wound to her neck.

Police responded to a single gunshot fired near the transfer station about 1 p.m. Saturday. Preliminary reports indicate the unknown suspect and victim may have been involved in an encounter prior to the shooting.

Police said the suspect fled in an unknown direction in a white-colored sedan. Fire rescue crews transported the victim to Hilo Medical Center in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Det. Jesse Kerr of the Hawaii Police Department’s Area I Criminal Investigation Section at 961-2377 or jesse.kerr@hawaiicounty.gov. Tipsters also may call CrimeStoppers at 961-8300.

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