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Kihei man who is a suspect in Haliimaile stabbing apprehended

Police are searching for 26-year-old Kaikala Young of Kihei, a suspect in a stabbing at Haliimaile Park on Tuesday evening. Maui Police Department photo

The Maui News

Maui police on Wednesday afternoon located a 26-year-old Kihei man who is a suspect in a stabbing at Haliimaile Park on Tuesday evening, police said in a Facebook post Wednesday evening.

Police said they had Kaikala Young in custody in relation to a second-degree attempted murder case. No injuries were reported or sustained by Young or police personnel. The investigation was still active and ongoing, police said.

Around 6 p.m. Tuesday, police were dispatched to the tennis courts at Haliimaile Park in response to a stabbing. Police found a 32-year-old victim with stab wounds.

The victim was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center for treatment, police said. Police did not have the victim’s condition Wednesday and did not release other details about the victim or the circumstances of the stabbing.

The male suspect fled the area with a sedan, which was later recovered by police. The sedan had been abandoned, police said.

*This story has been updated from its original print version.

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