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2 arrested in Waikiki stabbing

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 6:37 a.m. HST, Jun 30, 2013

Police arrested two men for allegedly trying to kill a 53-year-old man during a stabbing incident in Waikiki overnight.

Police said the two suspects,  ages 18 and 22, got into a fight with the victim and one of them allegedly stabbed the older man with a dangerous instrument at 11:55 p.m. Friday.

Paramedics took the 53-year-old to the hospital in serious condition with multiple stab wounds, Emergency Medical Services reported.

Paramedics reported the stabbing took place on Kalakaua Avenue near Kapiolani Park.

A witness followed the two suspects on foot, police said.

Officers stopped the two men a short distance away and arrested them at 12:22 a.m. on Monsarrat Avenue on suspicion of second-degree attempted murder.

The 18-year-old is a Waikiki resident, while the 22-year-old is from Aiea. Both have the same last name.

Police would not say which suspect is alleged to have stabbed the victim.

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