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KAILUA-KONA A 31-year-old Keaau man is being sought for questioning in connection with an early morning shooting in Puna.
KAILUA-KONA — A 31-year-old Keaau man is being sought for questioning in connection with an early morning shooting in Puna.
Shortly after 6:15 a.m. Monday, Puna patrol officers responded to a report of several shots fired on Kawakawa Street in Hawaiian Beaches, according to the Hawaii Police Department. Responding officers learned that a 26-year-old Pahoa woman reported her ex-boyfriend allegedly fired several shots toward her. The victim was uninjured.
Detectives from the Area I Juvenile Aid Section responded to the scene to further investigate the incident which is classified as a first-degree terroristic threatening and reckless endangering.
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Wesley Kaimana Brooks, who is described as 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, with a medium build, medium complexion with black hair, and brown eyes.
Police caution the public not to approach Brooks, who is considered armed and dangerous. People are asked to call police at (808) 935-3311 to report his location.
Police are also looking for 32-year-old Carlos Lopez, of Pahoa, for questioning in this incident. Lopez may be operating a green 1990s Toyota pick-up truck with a black hood. The truck does not have its original license plates and last displayed a Hawaii license plate HFF-131, which was affixed to the rear bumper.
Anyone who may have information should call Detective Gavin Kagimoto at (808) 961-2276 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the call the department’s nonemergency line at (808) 935-3311.
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