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UPDATE: One Charged in Connection with Gunshots Fired

July 23, 2013, 3:59 PM HST
* Updated July 24, 4:22 PM
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***Updated 3:57 p.m., July 24.***

Police have charged one of the men arrested in connection with an incident in which shots were fired  from a vehicle driving down Haihai Street.

Police said Alfred Fuller IV, 22, of Hilo was charged today with first-degree reckless endangering and two firearms violations.

Fuller’s bail was set at $7,500.


Police said two other men arrested in connection with the Monday night incident were released today without charges pending further investigation.

Posted 3:59 p.m., July 23:

Police are looking for witnesses to an incident late Monday night involving the firing of gunshots from a vehicle being driven eastbound on Haihai Street.

Justy Kahana. HPD photo.

Justy Kahana. HPD photo.

At around 11:45 p.m., police received several reports of the shots being fired between Heahea and Kinoole Streets.

Police located the vehicle, a 1996 silver Volkswagon Jetta, and arrested five persons, including two juveniles, on suspicion of reckless endangering.

The adults arrested were 21-year-old Justy Kahana, 22-year-old  Alfred Fuller IV and 21-year-old Kaipo Kailipaka. All are residents of Hilo.

Kaipo Kailipaka. HPD photo.

Kaipo Kailipaka. HPD photo.

The juveniles were released to their parents pending further investigation.

Police declined to release further details on the matter.

No charges had been filed in the case as of this afternoon.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Det. Wendall Carter at 961-2378 or [email protected]

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