Police investigating drive-by shooting in Hilo 06-27-05

PHONE: 961-2213
JUNE 27, 2005


South Hilo police officers are investigating an incident that stemmed from a “drive-by” shooting that occurred on Friday, June 24, 2005, at approximately 10:44 p.m.

The victim reported that he along with two other friends were in the parking lot of the Prince Kuhio Plaza when this incident occurred. A white older model Honda sedan, with white rims, driven by a male party stopped near the victim’s car then brandished a small handgun and fired a single shot at the victim. The suspect then fled the area and was last seen driving west on Puainako Street.

The suspect is described as a male in his early to mid 20’s, with very short black hair, fair skin, a thin moustache and sideburns.

No injuries resulted from this incident and a motive for this incident is still unknown.

Anyone having information about this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to call Officer Duldulao of the South Hilo Patrol at 961-2213 or the police non-emergency number at 935-3311. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept strictly confidential.

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