Big Island Police Investigating a Drive-By Shooting in Ka’u

Media Release:

Big Island police are investigating a shooting Wednesday night, June 8th, in Ka’ū.

At 8 p.m. Wednesday, police received a report that six shots had been fired from a passing vehicle at a 44-year-old man outside his Aloha Boulevard home in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision.

Police initially classified the case as reckless endangering. After further investigation, detectives are reclassifying the case to attempted murder.

Detectives from the Area II Criminal Investigations Section are continuing the investigation.

Police ask that anyone with information on this case call Detective Sharlotte Bird at 326-4646, extension 228, or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

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