Suspect in Puna shooting charged with assault, terroristic threatening

Suspect in Puna shooting charged with assault, terroristic threatening
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Big Island police say they’ve charged a 31-year-old man in connection with a shooting in Hawaiian Paradise Park on Monday night.

Kamanaokaaina Nokooka, of Puna, was to appear in court Friday.

Kamanaokaaina Nakooka
Kamanaokaaina Nakooka (Source: Hawaii Island Police)

Police say the shooting happened about 5:30 p.m. Monday at a home on 15th Avenue shortly after 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Authorities did not elaborate on the circumstances surrounding the shooting, but said a 41-year-old man was taken to the hospital and remains in stable condition.

Nokooka was charged Thursday with an array of counts, including first-degree assault, terroristic threatening, and firearms violations. His bail has been set at $105,000.

This story will be updated.

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