Victor Kwock Chung Chun was allegedly shooting at a dog suspected of killing chickens
HILO, Hawaii: Hawaii County Police have charged a Hilo man in connection with gunshots that shattered the windows of a passing family van.
The Mateo family was informally house hunting in the Hawaiian Acres subdivision of Puna, when the bullets came flying through the air.
From the Hawaii County Police:
Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigation Section have charged a 68-year-old Hilo man in connection with a gunshot that shattered the window of a passing van Tuesday (March 13, 2012) in the Hawaiian Acres subdivision.
At 9:40 p.m. Wednesday, Victor Kwock Chung Chun was charged with first-degree reckless endangering, permit to acquire firearms, second-degree commercial promotion of marijuana, second-degree promotion of a detrimental drug, two counts of first-degree promotion of a detrimental drug and three counts of possessing drug paraphernalia.
Police determined that Chun had been shooting at a dog he suspected of killing chickens at a house on Road 10 when a van with six occupants passed into the line of fire. No one was injured in the shooting.
Police recovered a firearm while executing a search warrant at the house.
Another man, 47-year-old Ivan Okada of Kurtistown, was also arrested but released later Tuesday night pending further investigation.
Irenio Mateo, the father of the family in the besieged van, recalled seeing a dog running down the road in this video, which aired a few days ago.
No one was badly hurt in the incident