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Police arrest Mountain View man in connection with June shooting in Eden Roc


Hawaiʻi Police Department detectives have arrested a 22 year old Mountain View man in connection with a shooting that occurred on June 28, 2014, in the Eden Roc subdivision in Mountain View.

Nicholas Stertz, 22-years-old, was arrested Friday (Dec 19) at 10:15 a.m. for Attempted Murder in the 2nd Degree. Stertz was subsequently released at 4:20 p.m., pending further investigation.

The incident involved a 30-year-old male victim with apparent gunshot wounds. At the time of this incident, the victim was treated and released from Hilo Medical Center.

Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section are continuing the investigation.

Police ask that anyone with information about this incident or anyone who may have witnessed it contact Detective Dean Uyetake at 961-2379 or or Detective John Rodrigues Jr. at 961-8222 or

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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