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Suspect arrested after alleged stabbing in Waianae

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Honolulu Police today identified, located and arrested a suspect in connection with a stabbing in Waianae early Sunday morning.

According to a Honolulu Police Department post on social media, detectives from the department’s Homicide/Strategic Enforcement Detail identified the 44-year-old suspect who allegedly stabbed the victim, who was described as a man in his late 20s to early 30s. The District 8 Crime Reduction Unit located and arrested the suspect on Tuesday for manslaughter, the post said.

According to police, the victim was found with fatal injuries on Farrington Highway near Plantation Road shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday.

A witness reported that three men were involved in an altercation and two of those men fled on foot, according to an HPD report. The witness reported that the victim, described as in his late 20s to early 30s, was stabbed in the middle of the road. The victim’s identity was not immediately released.

According to a Honolulu Emergency Medical Services report, paramedics treated the critically injured man for his stab wounds to the upper body at Pililaau Community Park at 2:09 a.m. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:50 a.m., authorities said.

The investigation is ongoing.