Kea‘au Man Wanted in Hawaiian Beaches Shooting Incident
A 31-year-old Keaʻau man is being sought for questioning in connection with an early morning shooting in Hawaiian Beaches.
On Monday, March 25, 2019, shortly after 6:15 a.m., Puna patrol officers responded to a report of several shots fired on Kawakawa Street in Hawaiian Beaches.
Responding officers learned that a 26-year-old Pāhoa woman reported her ex-boyfriend allegedly fired several shots towards her. The victim was uninjured.
Detectives from the Area I Juvenile Aid Section responded to the scene to further investigate the incident which is classified as a first-degree terroristic threatening and reckless endangering.
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Wesley Kaimana Brooks, who is described as 5-feet-7 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds with a medium build, medium complexion, black hair and brown eyes.
Police caution the public from approaching Brooks, who is considered armed and dangerous; instead, call police at (808) 935-3311 to report his location.
Police are also looking for 32-year-old Carlos Lopez, of Pāhoa, for questioning in this incident. Lopez may be operating a green 1990’s Toyota pick-up truck with a black hood. The truck does not have its original license plates and last displayed a Hawai‘i license plate HFF-131 which was affixed to the rear bumper.
Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to call Detective Gavin Kagimoto at (808) 961-2276 or email [email protected].
This information was provided by the authorities. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.