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Man arrested in alleged Kalihi machete attack

By Star-Advertiser staff and the Associated Press

LAST UPDATED: 08:58 a.m. HST, Oct 27, 2011

Honolulu police arrested a 24-year-old Salt Lake man for attempted murder outside a Kalihi home Wednesday night.

Police said the suspect drove to a home in Kalihi on Eluwene Street just before 11 p.m. and met with a group of his friends.

The suspect confronted a 23-year-old man and accused him of stealing from him, police said.

Witness Dennis Erbano told Hawaii News Now the victim pulled out a machete and sliced the 23-year-old victim on his ear, face and collarbone.

Police arrested suspect in the Salt Lake area for attempted murder and a contempt of court charge. His criminal record includes a petty misdemeanor conviction for drunken driving in 2003.

The victim is at the Queen’s Medical Center in serious condition.

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Publicbraddah wrote:
So what's the story got to do with the photo on the left? Don't get me wrong, I like the pic.
on October 27,2011 | 08:30AM
all_fed_up wrote:
"the victim pulled out a machete and sliced the 23-year-old victim on his ear, face and collarbone" I guess the "victim" sliced himself???
on October 27,2011 | 08:37AM
Vivgie wrote:
Only one question. Was it justified? Gotta wait and see what he says.
on October 27,2011 | 08:41AM
silvangold wrote:
really. is there no one to proof read articles?
on October 27,2011 | 08:54AM
saveparadise wrote:
Eyewitness account is self inflicted wounds. Case closed.
on October 27,2011 | 11:12AM
soshaljustic wrote:
If no cuts on arm to show defense, I find very suspicious!
on October 27,2011 | 11:48AM
Anonymous wrote:
another example of apathetic performance by s/a writers - no competition makes for irresponsible accounting AND editting. whatever happened to quality journalism??? my 9-yr-old grandson can write more correctly!!! can't tell the diff twixt assailant or victim!!! who did what to whom now??? c'mon, people!!! show some class - if you can!
on October 27,2011 | 11:51PM
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