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Police seek tips after shots fired from moving car in Hilo

21-year-old Justy Kahana 21-year-old Justy Kahana
21-year-old Kaipo Kailipaka 21-year-old Kaipo Kailipaka
22-year-old Alfred Fuller IV 22-year-old Alfred Fuller IV

Hawaiʻi Island police are looking for witnesses to an incident involving shots being fired from a moving vehicle late Monday night.

At 11:45 p.m. on July 22, officers responded to several reports that gunshots had been fired from a car traveling east on Haihai Street between Heahea Street and Kinoʻole Avenue.

Police located the vehicle and arrested three men and two juveniles on suspicion of reckless endangering. The adults, 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 from the Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation.

The two juveniles were released to their parents pending further investigation.

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

Police ask that anyone who may have witnessed this incident contact Detective Wendall Carter at 961-2378 or wcarter@co.hawaii.hi.us.

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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