Hawaii police arrest suspect in evacuation zone gunfire

Hawaii police arrest suspect in evacuation zone gunfire
Hawaii police arrest suspect in evacuation zone gunfire

HONOLULU –  Police on Hawaii's Big Island have arrested a man suspected of firing a gun in a mandatory evacuation zone near the Kilauea volcano.

County officials say police responded shortly after noon Tuesday to a report of gunshots fired in Leilani Estates and arrested a 61-year-old man.

Police say the man assaulted, then pointed a firearm at a group of people and fired several shots. No injuries resulted from gunfire.

The suspect was arrested on Wednesday.

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