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HPD Investigating Puna Shooting Incident

May 7, 2019, 5:09 PM HST
* Updated May 7, 5:20 PM
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UPDATE: May 7, 2019, 5:14 p.m.

40th Avenue between Pikake Street and Oliana Street in Kea‘au is now open.

It was reported to Big Island Now from a source on the scene that:

“They arrested a guy on my street at my neighbor’s house. He shot at a local guy on 40th… Seven cops are at my neighbor‘s house now, and the blue and white just took the shooter I presume.”

ORIGINAL POST: May 7, 5:09 p.m.

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The Hawai‘i Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on 40th Avenue between Pikake Street and Oliana Street in Kea‘au on, Tuesday, May 7, 2019.

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The area is currently closed due to the police investigation.

Big Island Now will post more information as it becomes available.

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