Police Investigate Waimea Shooting

The Hawai`i Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Mana Road in Waimea.

On Friday, just before 1 a.m., South Kohala Patrol officers responded to a 9-1-1 emergency call for assistance regarding a woman who may have been shot.

Police say the victim and her companion left the area, driving in the direction of Waimea Town. Officers located the victim, a 34-year-old female, who was accompanied by a 35-year-old male, in a parking lot off of Mamalahoa Highway.

The female sustained wounds to her upper body, consistent with the type of injury which could be caused by shotgun pellets. She was treated for her injuries. The male was uninjured.

Detectives from the Area II Criminal Investigation Section are continuing the investigation. Persons of interest are being contacted.  

Those who may have information regarding this incident may contact Detective Corina McLellan of the Area II Criminal Investigation Section, at (808) 326-4646 ext. 227 or via email at corina.mclellan@hawaiicounty.gov.