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UPDATE: Man Succumbs to Injuries Following Hilo Shooting

May 12, 2017, 4:07 PM HST
* Updated May 16, 2:25 PM
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UPDATE: 2:20 p.m. May 16:

The victim of the Hilo shooting incident that occurred Friday morning May 12, died from his injury at the Hilo Medical Center on Monday evening, May 15. He has been identified as 40-year-old Sheldon Navor of Hilo.

At approximately 1:55 a.m. Friday, May 13, officers responded to a Hīnano Street residence in Hilo for a report of a male with a gunshot wound.

Police say the victim appeared to have sustained a single gunshot wound to his head and was unresponsive. He was taken to the Hilo Medical Center in critical condition.

Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section are continuing the investigation and have classified the victim’s death as a Coroner’s Inquest. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the exact cause of death.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective Tuckloy Aurello at 961-2385 or Detective B.J. Sagon at 961-2375.

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Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe.

Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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Hawaiʻi Police are investigating an early morning shooting that occurred in Hilo around 1:55 a.m., May 12.

The victim appeared to have a single gunshot wound to his head and was unresponsive. He was transported to Hilo Medical Center where he remains in critical condition.

South Hilo patrol officer’s responded to a report of a male party with a gunshot wound at an address on Hinano Street.

The victim was identified as a 40-year-old male of the same Hinano Street address.

HPD says the victim appeared to have a single gunshot wound to his head and was unresponsive. He was transported to Hilo Medical Center where he remains in critical condition.

Police have not identified a suspect or motive for the shooting and ask anyone with information to please call police.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective Tuckloy Aurello at 961-2385 or Detective B.J. Sagon at 961-2375, both of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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