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Police are searching for a Puna man in connection with a Mountain View shooting


David B. Cordeiro

David B. Cordeiro

Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 36-year-old Puna man wanted in connection with a shooting incident on, (September 1), in Mountain View.

On, (September 2), at about 9:30 a.m., patrol officers received a report of the shooting which had occurred the day before. The suspect was said to have fired multiple gunshots into the hood and windshield of a vehicle with two individuals in it. No one was physically injured as a result of the shooting.

David B. Cordeiro is described as 5-feet-10-inches, 180 pounds, brown eyes, and brown hair.

Police consider Cordeiro to be armed and dangerous and advise against anyone approaching him. The department’s Area I Special Enforcement Unit has formed a Task Force to safely apprehend Cordeiro. Anyone seeing him or who may know his whereabouts is asked to call the police department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or 911 if circumstances dictate. Additionally, Detective Aaron Carvalho, of the Special Enforcement Unit, may be reached via email at

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