Kona shooting 12-21-06

HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENT
KONA DISTRICT
SERGEANT RAYMOND CHILDERS
PHONE: 326-4646, EXT. 253
DECEMBER 21, 2006
REPORT NO. C06039857

MEDIA RELEASE

Big Island police responded to a report of shots fired in the old industrial area of Kailua-Kona on Wednesday evening(December 20).

Responding to a 10:11 p.m. call, Kona patrol officers determined that a 32-year-old man received a gunshot wound. Fire/Rescue personnel took him to Kona Community Hospital for treatment of his injuries. He is listed in guarded condition.

Two men were arrested at the scene and are being held in custody pending further investigation.

Criminal Investigations Section detectives have initiated an attempted murder investigation.

Police ask anyone who witnessed the shooting or who has any additional information to call the police non-emergency number at 935-3311.

Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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