Father and Son Arrested After Shots Fired in Puna

Two Puna men are in police custody on suspicion of reckless endangering after police received reports of shots being fired Wednesday night (August 21) in a residential neighborhood in Puna.

Peter Lopes

Peter Lopes

Shortly after 9 p.m. police responded to Nenue Street in the Hawaiian Beaches subdivision, where they arrested 63-year-old Peter Lopes and 45-year-old Peter Lopes Jr., both of Pāhoa.

No one was injured in the shooting.

Both men were taken to the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation.

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