Million-dollar bail maintained for Mountain View attempted murder suspect
A bail reduction request for a man charged with attempted murder was denied on Thursday.
Forty-year-old Shane Fann of Mountain View remains is being held on $1.1 million bail after a judge rejected his request during an initial appearance in Hilo District Court. Fann’s preliminary hearing is Oct. 3 in Hilo.
Fann is charged with attempted murder and numerous firearm-related offenses following a violent altercation in Eden Roc on Sept. 26, according to the Hawaiʻi Island police.
Fann allegedly shot a 42 year-old Puna man with a 12 gauge shotgun on Waimaka O Pele Road in Mountain View. He also faces charges forr ownership or possession of firearm prohibited, two counts ownership or possession of ammunition prohibited, carrying/use of a firearm in the commission of a separate felony, and carrying or possessing a loaded firearm on public highways.
The most serious offense, second-degree attempted murder, carries a penalty of life in prison with a possibility of parole, the Hawai‘i County Prosecutor’s Office stated on Friday. Fann has prior Washington and Hawai‘i state felony convictions.