Three arrested for shooting in Volcano 07-18-05

PHONE: 961-2252
JULY 18, 2005

Photo of Ryan Mendes Photo of Georgia-Ann Remmers
ARRESTED IN SHOOTING – Ryan Mendes, 27, top left, Georgia-Ann Remmers, 41, and Raymond Mendes, 28, have been arrested for first-degree assault in the shooting of a Volcano man. The three are being help in the Hilo police cellblock pending further investigation. Photo of Raymond Mendes


Big Island police have arrested two men and a woman in connection with the shooting of a 50-year-old man at his Mauna Loa Estates home in Volcano early Saturday morning (July 16, 2005).

Arrested for first-degree assault were Ryan Mendes, 27, Georgia-Ann Remmers, 51, and Raymond Mendes, 28, all of Pahoa. Ryan Mendes was arrested at 9:10 a.m. Sunday, Remmers at 10:20 a.m. and Raymond Mendes at 6:50 p.m.

Responding to a report of a 12:45 a.m. shooting in the Mauna Loa Estates subdivision, Puna patrol officers found the victim weakened but conscious with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to the Hilo Medical Center and later flown to Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu where he underwent surgery. Following the surgery, he was listed in stable condition.

All suspects are being in the Hilo police cellblock pending further investigation by detectives of the East Hawaii Criminal Investigation Section.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to Detective Richard Sherlock of the East Hawaii Criminal Investigation Section at 961-2379 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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