Two Molokai men are in custody facing attempting murder charges, and their two victims are being treated for their gunshot wounds at Queen’s Medical Center.
Maui police said a 32-year-old man from Kaunakakai; and a 26-year-old man from Hoolehua, were arrested on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder Wednesday night.
The pair are being held in the Molokai Police Station pending formal charges.
Police said the shooting occurred near a house on Puu Kapele Avenue in Hoolehua Wednesday afternoon. Officers found two people had been shot near the home, police said.
A 52-year-old Molokai man is critical condition at Queen’s. The second victim — a 37-year-old man — is also hospitalized at Queen’s and is in guarded condition.