Man Sought in Ka`u Shooting

The Hawai`i Police Department is searching for a 33-year-old Ocean View man wanted for questioning in connection with an early morning shooting that took place on October 26.

This after Kaʻū Patrol officers responded to the 92-8000 block of King Kamehameha Boulevard in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision and located a 41-year-old-male from Ocean View with a gunshot wound to the chest. 

The man was treated on scene by medics and subsequently transported to the Kona Community Hospital for further treatment. The man remains at the hospital in stable condition.

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Carlwin David, who is described as a pacific islander, 5-feet-5 inches, weighing 120 pounds, thin build, with black hair, and brown eyes.

David is also wanted for an outstanding warrant of arrest.

Police caution the public from approaching David, as he may be considered armed and dangerous and instead are asked to call police at (808) 935-3311 to report his location.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Mike Santos at (808) 326-4646, ext. 224, or email michael.santos@hawaiicounty.gov or to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

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.

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