HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Emergency Medical Services responded to an emergency call about a 17-year-old girl who was stabbed several times on Thursday, April 28.

The incident happened between 3:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m., on Alohikea Street. EMS arrived at the scene around 4:45 a.m.

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Honolulu police said an early morning argument happened before the 18-year-old female suspect stabbed the 17-year-old girl multiple times with a dangerous instrument.

The victim was transported to the nearest hospital in critical condition. Honolulu police arrested the suspect for second-degree attempted murder. Charges are pending at this time.

KHON2 spoke with a member of the suspect’s family. They said the girls were friends and had known one another for a while. The suspect’s family said the victim had been staying at their home for a time before the pair left to stay with friends.

Sources said the apartment belonged to a mutual friend of theirs and they had been staying there for several days. A source said that their friends heard them arguing when they went into the living room and found the victim lying in a pool of blood.

Zyralyn Ondyog lives down the hall from where it happened.

“I live on the 12th floor and I just came out of my apartment building and I just seen like some cops on the far right,” Ondyog explained. “It’s a little scary coming out and not knowing what’s going on.”

Ondyog said she was shocked to hear a young woman was stabbed, but she wasn’t really surprised.

“There’s been multiple occasions where there have been problems on our floor. I don’t know exactly if it’s the same person or not, but there have been multiple rising problems that have been happening within this building,” Ondyog said. “I definitely don’t feel safe here at all.”

KHON reached out to the apartment manager and is waiting for a response.

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Honolulu police are investigating.