Hawaii Police Department
Kona Patrol Section
Captain Randy Apele
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 249
November 7, 2007
Report No. C07035256
Three teenage boys were shooting paintballs at the scenic park located at the bottom of Halekii Street around 8:25 p.m. on October 31. Youths complained and the teenager with the paintball gun left the area but his two friends remained.
One of them, a 17-year-old Hawaiian Ocean View Estates boy, was struck in the face by an unknown assailant and knocked to the ground. He suffered a broken jaw.
Police are asking any witnesses to the assault to call Officer David Matsushima at 326-4646, extension 253, or the Police Department’s non-emergency number at 935-3311.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. all Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.