Big Island police seeking witnesses after gunshots fired from car

Hawaii Police Department

Big Island police are looking for witnesses after gunshots were fired from a moving vehicle late Monday night.

Police say at 11:45 p.m., officers responded to several reports that gunshots had been fired from a car traveling east on Haihai Street between Heahea Street and Kinoole Avenue.

Police located the vehicle and arrested three men and two juveniles on suspicion of reckless endangering.

The adults, identified as 21-year-old Justy Kahana of Hilo, 21-year-old Kaipo Kailipaka of Hilo, and 22-year-old Alfred Fuller IV of Hilo are being held at the Hilo police cellblock while detectives continue the investigation.

The juveniles were released to their parents pending further investigation.

Police recovered the vehicle, a 1996 silver Volkswagen four-door Jetta.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Detective Wendall Carter at (808) 961-2378 or wcarter@co.hawaii.hi.us.

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