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Woman arrested for allegedly shooting Hilo man found on front lawn

Hawaii County police arrested a 43-year-old Hilo woman suspected of shooting a 36-year-old Hilo man, who was found lying on the front lawn of a home in Hilo.

Police responded to a disturbance at 1 a.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of Kauhane Avenue.

Hawaii Fire Department medics treated the man, who had a gunshot wound to his torso, and transported him to the Hilo Medical Center in serious condition, police said.

Police arrested the woman at about 3:40 a.m. on suspicion of attempted second-degree murder and remains in custody, while detectives continue to investigate.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Detective Kelly Moniz at 961-2385 or kelly.moniz@hawaiicounty.gov

Anonymous tips may be made to CrimeStoppers at 961-8300. Or text TIP HawaiiPD followed by your message to 888777.

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