A Big Island man was charged Thursday night after police say he shot a spear gun at a Puna man.
George Robert Curnutt, 49, was charged with attempted murder in the second degree.
Curnutt is accused of shooting a spear gun at a 20-year-old man in the Leilani Estates subdivision on Tuesday night. The victim was taken to the Hilo Medical Center in critical condition.
According to police, a 61-year-old woman was also hurt in the confrontation. She was taken to the Hilo Medical Center and was later released.
Curnutt is being held at the Hilo Police cellblock on $500,000 bail.