Puhi Bay shooting 10-05-08

Hawaii Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Mitchell Kanehailua
Phone: 961-2252
October 5, 2008
Report No. C08030151

Media Release

Hawaii Police Department detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 33-year-old man at Puhi Bay in Hilo.

On Sunday (October 5) at 9:07 a.m., Hilo patrol officers responded to a report of a fight and gunshots. They found a man with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to Hilo Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 10:20 a.m. He was identified as Cameron Mauga of Hilo.

Shortly after the shooting, police arrested a 31-year-old man on Kauhane Street. He remains in police custody.

Hilo detectives are continuing the investigation into this incident, which has been classified as a second-degree murder.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to call Detective Norbert Serrao at 961-2383 or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.



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