The Hawai`i Police Department is investigating a shooting incident reported on Saturday occurring in Glenwood near the transfer station.
Officers responded to a 1 p.m. report of a single gunshot fired.
Upon arrival, a 21-year-old female victim was located with an apparent bullet wound to the neck. The shot is suspected to have come from a white colored sedan which fled in an unknown direction.
Officers learned that the victim and unknown suspect may have been involved in an encounter just prior to the shooting.
According to officials, the victim was transported to the Hilo Medical Center by HFD personnel and is currently listed in stable condition.
Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Section are continuing this investigation.
Police ask anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Jesse Kerr of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2377 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service.