Man shot in leg, suspect arrested

A 42-year-old man was arrested for allegedly shooting a 31-year-old man on Thursday night, according to the Maui Police Department.

At about 9:40 p.m. Thursday, officers from the Wailuku Patrol Division responded to calls from the 10600 area of Hana Highway in Haiku about a man who had reportedly been shot, according to a news release and police records.

The 31-year-old victim had been shot in the left leg and was taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center for treatment. The alleged shooter, a 42-year-old man, was arrested and taken to the Wailuku Police Station.

Police had not released the names of the shooter or the victim as of Friday.

The investigation of first-degree assault is still ongoing, police said.


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