Keaau man charged with attempted murder

KEAAU, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 58-year old Keaʻau man with attempted murder and other offenses.

Officials charged Joseph Feliciano with attempted first-degree murder, two counts of first-degree terroristic threatening, first-degree attempted assault on a police officer and resisting arrest on Friday.

Feliciano was also charged with first-degree assault and abuse of a family/household member for allegedly striking a 48-year-old woman in the facial area during a domestic dispute on Wednesday. The victim declined treatment for her injuries.

Feliciano's bail is $558,000. He remains in custody at the Hilo police cellblock pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Monday.

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