Kona Man Charged with Attempted Murder

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 jerome.manuel@hawaiicounty.gov or call the department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311.

HPD photo.

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