Puna shooting victim identified


Big Island police have positively identified the victim of the shooting Monday in the Nanawale Estates subdivision. He is identified as 40-year-old Mateo D. Balinbin Jr. of Nanawale Estates.

Balinbin’s autopsy, originally planned for today, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, police said.

Seon Keoni Aki of Nanawale Estates, who was arrested Monday on suspicion of second-degree murder, remains at the Hilo police cellblock without charges while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation.

 

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