Man charged, 2 injured in Ocean View shooting

Albert Walter Todd III

KAILUA-KONA — A 64-year-old Ocean View man was charged with several offenses stemming from a shooting incident that injured two people.

Hawaii Police said the incident took place in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates at residences in the 92-2100 block of Aloha Boulevard.

On Monday evening, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Kau Patrol officers responded to a report of two individuals who each sustained gunshot wounds, according to a press release from the department.

Upon arrival, officers learned that while walking on a private driveway in the 92-2100 block of Aloha Boulevard, a 32-year old male sustained a gunshot wound to his right leg.

After learning of the first gunshot victim, a 31-year-old male contacted 64-year-old Albert Walter Todd III, on a property, also located in the 92-2100 block of Aloha Boulevard. While on Todd’s property, the 31-year-male sustained a gunshot wound to his left foot.

Both victims, of Hawaiian Ocean View Estates, were treated on scene by Hawaii Fire Department medic personnel and transported to the Kona Community Hospital for further treatment. Both victims were last reported to be in stable condition.

Tuesday afternoon, detectives executed a search warrant at a residence in the 92-2100 block of Aloha Boulevard and located Todd who was taken into custody without incident.

Todd was transported to the Kealakehe Police Station. He was charged Wednesday with one count each of assault in the first degree, assault in the second degree, and reckless endangering in the first degree. His bail is $45,000. He remains in custody at the Kealakehe Police Station pending his initial court appearance at the Kona District Court Thursday morning.

Anyone with information about this investigation is encouraged to contact Area II Criminal Investigation Section Detective Pernell Hanoa, via email at Pernell.Hanoa@hawaiicounty.gov, or at 326-4646 ext. 281.