Police: Ocean View man critically injured in Saturday shooting

Police have initiated an attempted murder investigation following an incident early Saturday morning in Ocean View.

At about 12:30 a.m., officers responded to a home in the 92-1700 block of Keaka Parkway on a report of a man with a head injury. Upon arrival, they found a 39-year-old man outside the House with a severe head injury. The man was responsive and told officers he couldn’t recall how he was injured.

The man was taken by Hawaii Fire Department personnel to Kona Community Hospital for treatment where it was determined that he sustained a gunshot wound to his head. He was later flown to The Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu where he underwent surgery for his injury.

As of Sunday the man remained hospitalized in critical condition.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the police department’s non-emergency number at 935-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.

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