UPDATE: Kona Woman Held on $498,000 Bail in Shooting Incident
***Updated 12:25 p.m. Tuesday, April 1.***
A 22-year-old Captain Cook woman was being held on $498,000 bail this morning after she was charged with 20 crimes in connection with a shooting last week in Kona.
Randi-Keli K. Banagan was arrested Saturday night in connection with the incident that occurred Friday morning in the Waiono Meadows subdivision in Holualoa.
Charges filed Monday night against Banagan included second-degree attempted murder, second-degree assault and first-degree terroristic threatening. Others involved lesser degrees of assault and terroristic threatening as well as reckless endangering and 14 firearms offenses, including three counts of possessing a loaded firearm on a public highway.
Banagan was also charged with promoting a dangerous drug and drug paraphernalia.
She was scheduled for an initial court appearance later today.
Posted 3:01 p.m. Monday, March 31:
Police this past weekend arrested a 22-year-old woman on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the shooting Friday of a Holualoa man.
Randi-Keli K. Banagan was arrested at 7 p.m. Saturday for the incident that occurred Friday morning in the Waiono Meadows subdivision in Holualoa.
The 26-year-old victim told police he was walking down Waiono Meadows Road with his girlfriend when they encountered an acquaintance driving up the road.
The man and the driver got into a confrontation and the woman in the car allegedly shot him with a rifle and then drove away.
The man was treated for the gunshot wound at Kona Community Hospital and released.
Banagan was being held today at the Kona cellblock while detectives continued their investigation.