Maui Man Arrested in BB Gun Incident

October 6, 2013, 9:55 AM HST · Updated October 8, 12:32 PM

J. Amoral. Photo courtesy Maui police.

J. Amoral. Photo courtesy Maui police.

By Wendy Osher

A Haʻikū man was arrested following a BB gun incident reported at around 11:09 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, police confirmed.

According to police, the man identified as John Amoral, allegedly threatened his neighbor while holding a BB gun, then aimed the BB gun at the victim and shot him.

Police say the victim sustained minor injuries as a result of the incident.


Amoral was arrested on two counts of terroristic threatening, and one count of third-degree assault.

According to police reports, Amoral was released after posting $2,200 bail.


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