HONOLULU (KHON2) — According to Honolulu police, a 37-year-old woman, who had a baby with her, was walking in the parking lot of Mililani Town Center when a man intentionally hit her with his car.

“I was getting ready to park to go into Walmart and shop when I heard a crash and that red car thrusted forward,” said Suzanne Young, a witness. “I kind of turned and walked away just slightly and when I turned back again I saw the guy with a crowbar getting ready to hit a woman that was on the ground.”

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That’s when police said, the suspect got out of his car and used a dangerous instrument to attack a 40-year-old man. Witnesses said, the second victim was trying to help the woman.

The man was also apparently assaulted and suffered serious injuries while assisting the woman.

“Then all of a sudden I saw this guy beating on a man over here with a crowbar non-stop. The guy wouldn’t stop hitting until another bystander and myself just was screaming just stop, just stop, you’re going to kill them,” Young said.

A portion of the parking lot was blocked off as police investigated.

Witnesses said the suspect started to run when officers got there. Viewer video shows police detaining the suspect. HPD said the suspect was arrested for two counts of attempted murder, two counts of assault on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest.

Honolulu police said the situation unfolded at the very busy Mililani Walmart parking lot. HPD has now opened an attempted murder investigation and both victims were taken to the hospital in critical condition. Police said the baby was not injured.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of Attempted Murder, Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer and Resisting Arrest.

Melanie Clarose said she couldn’t believe what happened but was even more shocked when she found out the victim is her mother’s neighbor.

“She’s a very loving woman, a very loving mom,” Clarose said. “They’re such a loving family. The kids, they always come over to my mom’s house to get popsicles. They were always friendly. So I don’t know why this would happen. She’s a very good person.”

Clarose said the victim’s husband came by to try to get their car from the parking lot so he could pick up their kids from school but the police wouldn’t release it.

Out of respect for the family, she did not want to disclose the victim’s name, but she said the whole thing is disturbing.

“It doesn’t make no sense to me. Zero sense — scary,” Clarose said.

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Mililani resident Ashley Pacpaco is in disbelief.

“This is where you think you’ll be safe, this whole area in Mililani, there’s people, there’s cars,” Pacpaco said.  “And then to happen so quick but so brutal.”