Hawai’i Police Department
Office of the Chief
Harry S. Kubojiri
December 18, 2009
Report No. C09036202
Media Release (update No. 3)
An autopsy performed Friday (December 18) has determined that Daniel Heidt died of a gunshot wound to the upper torso. Toxicology results are pending.
Heidt was shot Wednesday (December 16) during a struggle for his handgun after a standoff in lower Puna.
Police ask that anyone with information on this incident call Lieutenant Mitch Kanehailua 961-2252 or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.
Police are particularly interested in speaking to any motorist who drove past the Kehena Beach Estates subdivision on Highway 137 between 2 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. on December 16.
Tipsters 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.