Man arrested in connection with Puna shooting

Maurice Hackett
Maurice Hackett

PUNA (HawaiiNewsNow) - Big Island police arrested a man suspected in a Puna shooting.

According to police, Maurice Hackett turned himself in Friday night.

The 34 year old was booked on attempted murder, but released without being charged, although he was charged on an unrelated warrant.

Police say a 26-year-old man was shot twice last Thursday.

The bullets reportedly hit his lower body and grazed his head.

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