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Ka’u shooting 05-07-09

Hawai’i Police Department
Ka’u District
Captain Andrew Burian
Phone: 939-2520
May 7, 2009
Report No. C09013481

Media Release

On May 6, 2009 at 10:33 p.m., Ka’u patrol officers responded to the report of a shooting at a home in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates Subdivision (HOVE), in Ka’u.

Upon arrival, officers found that a 44-year-old man had been shot and pronounced dead at the scene. Police are withholding his name until family members have been notified.

Police arrested 47-year-old Kevin Metcalfe of Ocean View in connection with this investigation. A Firearm was recovered at the scene.

A murder investigation has been initiated. Kona Criminal Investigation Section detectives are continuing the investigation.