HAWAIIAN OCEAN VIEW ESTATES, Hawaii – Hawaii County police are investigating an attempted murder and suicide in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision in Ka’u.
Shortly after 7 p.m. on Wednesday, patrol officers responded to a report of a shooting at a property on Tiki Lane at the intersection of Luau Drive.
Police say two men who live in separate dwellings on the property got into an argument. The 37-year-old victim entered his house and the 48-year-old suspect followed him and shot him. Police say the suspect then stepped out of the house and fatally shot himself.
The victim was flown to Kona Community Hospital and then to The Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu, where he is listed in critical but stable condition.
The identity of the suspect is being withheld pending notification of his family.