Police investigate shooting incident in Puna


Hawaii Island police have initiated an attempted murder investigation following a shooting incident Monday night in Puna.

Shortly after 9:15 p.m. Monday, Puna patrol officers responded to a report of a man who had been shot in Puna. The 42-year-old called police dispatch reporting that he had been shot and was driving himself to get treatment. Police and Hawaii Fire Department personnel met the victim in the parking lot of a convenience store in Mountain View.


The victim was transported via ambulance to the Hilo Medical Center with potentially life-threatening injuries. He was admitted and later upgraded to stable condition.

While officers were responding to the initial call, police dispatch received another call from a male party who reported he had been involved in a shooting incident outside his residence on Waimaka O Pele Road in Mountain View. He reported that he had been shot at and then returned fire.

Police responded to the residence on Waimaka O Pele Road and arrestedd 40-year-old Shane Fann. He was not injured.

Area I Criminal Investigation Section personnel responded to the scene to continue this investigation. A search warrant was drafted for Fann’s residence was to served Tuesday.

Anyone with information on this incident should contact the department’s nonemergency number at (808) 935-3311, or Detective Casey Cabral at (808) 961-2384 or via him at Casey.Cabral@hawaiicounty.gov.

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