The Hawai`i Police Department has charged a Kailua-Kona man with Attempted Murder.
On March 26, Kona patrol officers responded to a report of a disorderly male who was on the shoreline, fronting a restaurant on Kahakai Road in Kailua-Kona.
When arriving on scene, patrol officers found the male party on a rocky ledge overlooking the ocean. While making contact with him, a confrontation ensued causing the responding officer and the male to tumble into the water where the altercation continued.
Officers took the male party into custody.
On, Thursday, 31-year-old Shannon Ke was charged with Attempted Murder 1; two counts of Terroristic Threatening 1, Criminal Property Damage 2, Resisting Arrest and Assault on Police Officer 1.
His bail was set at $342,000.
Police are seeking witnesses who were in the area and may have observed and/or recorded the confrontation to contact Detective Jerome Manuel at (808) 326-4646 ext. 262 or via email at email@example.com or call the department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311.