Man arrested for attempted murder

A 56-year-old Lahaina man was arrested Wednesday night for the attempted murder of a 46-year-old woman, police said.

The suspect was being held at the Wailuku Police Station with charges pending Thursday morning.

The woman sustained several non-life threatening injuries and was treated at Maui Memorial Medical Center, police said.

At 5:36 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to call at a Lahaina residence on Nahale Place.

An investigation revealed that the suspect and the victim were involved in an argument, which turned physical. The suspect grabbed a knife, police said.

The investigation is ongoing.


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