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Shot fired 09-30-13

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C13026262


Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island detectives are investigating an incident involving the discharge of a firearm in the Mountain View area Sunday afternoon (September 29).

At 12:04 p.m. Sunday, police responded to a report that a 64-year-old Mountain View man had allegedly discharged a firearm in a residential area off Kukui Camp Road and threatened a nearby resident.

Responding officers located and arrested Falaniko N. Himphill of Mountain View. He is being held at the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation.

The case is classified as a second-degree reckless endangering and a first-degree terroristic threatening.