Big Island police Tuesday identified the man shot to death Monday at his residence in the Aloha Estates subdivision of Puna.
Shortly before 1 p.m. on Monday, Puna patrol officers responded to a residence on Nau Nani Road in Volcano after receiving a report of a male shooting victim. Upon arrival, police found a deceased male lying on the ground in his yard.
The victim was identified Tuesday as 59-year-old Jay Allen Freeman, of Volcano.
The suspect, later identified as 32-year-old Daris Paul Pacheco was taken into custody at his nearby residence without incident at approximately 3:15 p.m.
An autopsy was performed Tuesday morning and concluded Freeman died from a gunshot wound to the chest. The manner of death was determined to be homicide.
Detectives with the Area I Criminal Investigation Section are continuing this second-degree murder investigation.
Anyone who may have been in the area and witnessed this incident or has information should call the department’s nonemergency line at (808) 935-3311 or Detective Casey Cabral at (808) 961-2381 or firstname.lastname@example.org.