First look at Big Island shooting sceneUPDATED 9:06 PM HST Jul 22, 2014Video Transcript
police say tried to run them over with a pink SUV yesterday. KITV's Kenny Choi is in the newsroom with more on how Big Island police are handling the case.. Kenny? Authorities have not yet charged 38 year old Riley Jason Asuncion. But they did release a mug shot of the suspect who's in police custody tonight .. And could face MULTIPLE attempted murder charges. Big Island police say Asuncion was involved in a domestic dispute with a 30 year old female in an SUV around 11:30 am Monday morning in the Panaewa area. They responded.. And a chase ensued. Authorities say Asuncion then drove his car towards 2 officers. 1 of them fired 3 shots... ANYSTREAM - BIG ISLAND ASUNCION TAVARES SHOT 00:45 "THE DRIVER DROVE DOWN STAINBACK HIGHWAY... FLED TOARDS THE BUSHES ... NO ONE ELSE WAS IN THE AREA... THEN LOCATED THE SUSPECT."00:55" Police say Asuncion sustained a wound to his torso during the chase. The Pahoa man was taken to the Hilo Medical Center but was later released.. And taken into custody and booked. So far, the 38 year old has only been charged with violating parole. But he could face a LONG list of other charges including attempted murder 1... 2 counts of attempted murder 2... And assault charges. Police also tell us the woman in the car exited the vehicle BEFORE the chase began.