Hawaii County police charged today a 28-year-old woman with attempted murder for shooting at her 65-year-old landlord, who tried to evict her and her 27-year-old husband from a Hawi property on Monday.
Britney Wolf was charged with one count of first-degree attempted murder, fourth-degree criminal property damage, use of a firearm in the commission of a separate felony, two counts of first-degree terroristic threatening and two counts of first-degree reckless endangering.
Her bail was set at $303,000.
Police also charged her husband, Lucas Wolf, with second-degree terroristic threatening, first-degree terroristic threatening, first-degree reckless endangering and failure to register and obtain a permit for a firearm.
His bail was set at $26,000.
Officers responded at 9:45 a.m. Monday to a report of a gunshot fired on Alaalae Road in Hawi.
When the landlord tried to evict the couple, they acted aggressively toward him, police said. When he retreated, Britney Wolf fired a single shot, but did not injure the landlord.
Responding officers found Lucas Wolf on foot and arrested him on suspicion of second-degree terroristic threatening.
They found Britney Wolf in a parked vehicle and she refused to come out.
Crisis negogiators established communication with her while she remained in the vehicle.
She fired two more gunshots, damaging a police armored vehicle, police said.
Britney Wolf surrendered at 5:11 p.m. and was arrested on suspicion of first-degree terroristic threatening.
Police recovered from her vehicle a shotgun, rifle, a semi-automatic handgun, spent ammunition casings and several rounds of unspent ammunition.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police at 935-3311 or email Detective Jerome Manuel or call him at 326-4646 ext. 262.