Big Island police are investigating a shooting in Hilo.
They say it happened around 1 a.m.
South Hilo patrol officers responded to an unknown disturbance in Keaukaha and located a 36-year-old Hilo man lying on the lawn fronting a residence in the 100 block of Kauhane Avenue.
Hawaii Fire Department Medics responded to the scene and while treating the man they discovered that he had sustained a gunshot wound to his torso.
The victim was sent to the hospital in serious condition.
At about 3:40 a.m., 43-year-old Chanell Evangelista-Kaleiwahea, of Hilo, was arrested for suspicion of attempted second-degree murder and remained in custody while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue to investigate.
After conferring with prosecutors, detectives later released Chanell Evangelista-Kaleiwahea on Wednesday, June 26, at 5:15 p.m., pending further investigation.
Detectives continue to investigate the shooting as well as possible firearms charges in connection with this incident.
The 37-year-old Hilo male victim was last listed in stable condition.