The Hawai`i Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating an individual wanted for questioning in a murder investigation.
Police are looking for 26-year-old Dwayne “CJ” Cory Wallace Jr. of Puna. He is described as being 6-feet-5-inches and 210 pounds, with brown hair balding on top and brown eyes.
The public is advised against approaching Wallace, who should be considered armed and dangerous. He was last seen operating a primer-gray colored Toyota 2-door sedan, bearing State of Hawaii license plate HLN 184.
On Tuesday afternoon just before 1 p.m., Puna patrol officers responded to a call on N. Kulani Road in Mountain View for a report of a male who had just been shot and was lying in the roadway.
The victim was transported to the Hilo Medical Center by HFD rescue personnel and was pronounced dead at 2:04 p.m. He has been positively identified as 26-year-old Peter C. Grammar of Mountain View.
Detectives with the Area I Criminal Investigation Section are continuing this investigation which has been classified as second-degree Murder.
Police ask anyone who may have information about this incident or the location of Wallace to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or Detective Blaine Morishita at (808) 961-2385 or Blaine.Morishita@hawaiicounty.gov.
Tipsters 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. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.