Suspect in Hilo Shooting Incident Released

The Hawai`i Police Department released a 43-year old Hilo woman who was suspected of shooting a 37-year-old Hilo man earlier this week.

After conferring with prosecutors, detectives released Chanell Evangelista-Kaleiwahea on Wednesday at 5:15 p.m., pending further investigation.

Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue to investigate the shooting as well as possible firearms charges in connection with this incident.

The 37-year-old Hilo male victim was last listed in stable condition.