Puna man arrested in connection with shooting

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Hawaii island police arrested a Puna man in connection with a shooting in Mountain View last month.

On June 28, a 30-year old Puna man reported that he was shot by a man identified as “Dennis” at the intersection of Ohia St. and Ulei/6th Road in the Eden Roc subdivision.

On Wednesday, detectives arrested the suspect, 58-year old Wayne Delossantos of Puna, on suspicion of attempted murder. He was held at the Hilo police cellblock while detectives continued the investigation.

At 8:47 p.m. Wednesday, after conferring with prosecutors, detectives released Delossantos from the cell block, pending further investigation.

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