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Man charged with attempted murder in Kahului fight

  • MAUI COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENTEdward R. Martin was charged with attempted murder after another man was found covered with blood in Kahului.
    MAUI COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Edward R. Martin was charged with attempted murder after another man was found covered with blood in Kahului.

Maui police Tuesday charged a 55-year-old man with second-degree attempted murder in connection with a fight that injured another man Sunday at a  Molokai Akau Street residence in Kahului.

Edward R. Martin was also charged with  first-degree terroristic threatening and violation of an order of protection. His bail was set at $320,000, police said.

Martin was arrested after turning himself in to police in Wailuku Monday night.

The victim who was found covered in blood sustained lacerations and was shot with a pellet gun, police said. He was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

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