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Suspect arrested in Manoa attack that left man with stab wound, burns

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UPDATE: 1:30 p.m.

Honolulu police have arrested a 31-year-old man as the suspect in an alleged attack on an older man in Manoa early this morning that resulted in a stab wound and burns to his body.

Police arrested the suspect shortly before 5 a.m. today, about an hour after he allegedly stabbed and lit the victim on fire, causing substantial bodily injury.

Police said the suspect was positively identified and subsequently arrested for suspicion of second-degree attempted murder.

The suspect remains in custody pending the investigation.

The victim, a 67-year-old man, was treated by parmedics and taken to the hospital in serious condition.


Honolulu police are investigating after a 67-year-old man in Manoa was allegedly stabbed and doused with a fluid that resulted in burns early this morning.

Paramedics from Honolulu Emergency Medical Services responded at about 4:21 a.m. to Halelena Place and Kahawai Street, a residential area in Manoa.

They performed life-saving treatment for the man, who suffered from a wound from a sharp object to his back, and mild burns to his extremities that resulted from the unknown fluid.

He was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

The man was believed to have been in an altercation with another man at the time of the incident.

Police responded to the scene, and are investigating the case as an alleged case of aggravated assault.

No further information was available.

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