Shots Fired – Mountain View Man Arrested

Hawaiʻi Island detectives are investigating an incident involving the discharge of a firearm in the Mountain View area Sunday afternoon (September 29).
HPDBadgeAt 12:04 p.m. Sunday, police responded to a report that a 64-year-old Mountain View man had allegedly discharged a firearm in a residential area off Kukui Camp Road and threatened a nearby resident.

Responding officers located and arrested Falaniko N. Himphill of Mountain View. He is being held at the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation.

The case is classified as a second-degree reckless endangering and a first-degree terroristic threatening.

UPDATE:
Hawaiʻi Island detectives have charged the man arrested in connection with the discharge of a firearm in the Mountain View area Sunday afternoon (September 29).

At 1:55 p.m. Monday (September 30), detectives charged Falaniko N. Himphill of Mountain View with first-degree terroristic threatening, second-degree reckless endangering and ownership prohibited.

He is being held at the Hilo police cellblock in lieu of $21,000 bail pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Tuesday (October 1).

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One Response

  1. oh my god . . . is that falaniko? you mean eric HImphill’s dad? Guess, that’s another convicted felon running around in the family. hahaha

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