Big Island police searching for suspect in shooting, stolen vehicle case

Big Island police searching for suspect in shooting, stolen vehicle case

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Big Island police are looking for a man accused of shooting at a 32-year-old man in Pahoa on July 3.

Police identified the suspect as  25-year-old Arnold "BJ" Fernandez.

Officials say Fernandez shot at a man who had approached him about the vehicle he was driving, which is believed to have been stolen from the victim's relative.

Police said the suspect was driving a white 2003 Toyota pickup. The license plate of the vehicle is HCZ 933.

Fernandez fled the scene after shooting at the man. He is described as being 5-foot-11, with black hair and hazel eyes.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting or the vehicle is asked to call police.

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