A 24-year-old man who police said stabbed two women at his home in Ewa Beach yesterday remained in police custody at a hospital today, police said.
The incident began when a 24-year-old woman and her 53-year-old mother when to the man’s house where an argument ensued and the man stabbed both women at about 12:45 p.m., police said.
Paramedics treated both women for multiple stab wounds to their upper bodies and took them to the hospital in critical condition.
Police said the women improved to stable but serious condition on Saturday.
Patrol officers arrested the man for investigation of first-degree attempted murder, and he was taken to Queen’s Medical Center in West Oahu for cuts to his arms. He was also treated for an apparent drug overdose.
Emergency medical personnel reported the stabbings took place in the 91-1100 block of Laulaunui St.