Police arrested 2 on charges of shooting paintballs indiscriminately at passersby

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Hawaiian police have arrested two men accused of indiscriminately shooting people with paintballs while they were driving on Alley Drive in Kailua-Kona.

The accident occurred around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.

Police spoke to at least two victims who had injuries consistent with the paintball shot.

Hawaii County Police say they were able to locate the vehicle involved in the drive-by assaults, and then arrested two suspects: 18-year-old Sian Bata, of Kamuela, and Silos Jamsey, 27, of Kailua-Kona.

Bata was charged with two counts of third-degree assault.

Gamsey, the alleged driver of the vehicle, has been released pending investigation.

They were released pending investigation.

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