October 23, 2016 | 77° | Check Traffic

Top News

Maui police find attack victim covered in blood from cuts, pellet gun wound


Maui Police opened an attempted murder investigation Sunday after officers responded to a disorderly conduct call to find a man covered in blood, a department spokesman said. 

Lt. William Jaun said police responded to an abuse in progress case on Molokai Akau Street in Kahului at around 5:45 a.m. because two men were reportedly fighting. 

Suspects fled when police arrived, but a man was left injured and bleeding, Juan said. The man was transported to the hospital in stable condition. 

Juan said the victim sustained lacerations and a pellet wound from a pellet gun that was shot. He said police investigation revealed that the victim was attacked when he came out of a residence. 

Police are still trying to locate the suspects, who are wanted on suspicion of second-degree attempted murder, Juan said.

No comments
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email commentfeedback@staradvertiser.com.