Police investigating shooting in Puna

Hawaii Police Department

Big Island police are investigating an incident involving three males who cut an entrance gate and entered a property in Hawaiian Acres Subdivision.

According to police, the men left the area after being chased off by the owner. As they left, several gun shots were fired from the vehicle.

Police say the suspects were in a silver colored older model pickup truck.

The men are described as three local males, approximately 5’6″ to 5’8″, with no reported identifying marks or tattoos.

Anyone with information regarding these individuals, or the whereabouts of the vehicle involved is asked to contact Detective Grant Todd at 961-2385 or email gtodd@co.hawaii.hi.us. Callers can also notify police dispatch by calling 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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