Homicide investigation underway after fatal stabbing in Kakaako

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Homicide detectives are investigating a stabbing in Kakaako.

According to EMS, a 52-year-old man was stabbed multiple times near the corner of Halekauwila and Keawe Street.

When paramedics arrived on the scene, they found a man who was stabbed multiple times to his torso and extremities. They treated the man and took him to a trauma center in critical condition.

He was initially taken to the hospital in critical condition, but later died. 

Residents at a nearby high-rise tell us that police searched their building for the suspect, and that the swat team was also called in. 

A 40-year-old man was arrested in connection to the deadly stabbing.

Police say that the incident began as a fight.


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Police are investigating an apparent stabbing in the Kakaako area on Wednesday night, June 3.

Just before 7 p.m. Honolulu Emergency Medical Services responded to Halekauwila and Keawe Streets.

When paramedics arrived on the scene, they found a male victim who was stabbed multiple times to his torso and extremities. They treated the male and took him to a trauma center in critical condition.

Officials do not know how old the victim is.

(Here’s more footage of the scene)

Residents at the building tell KHON2 that they have been locked down in their units and that police are reportedly searching for the suspect in the area. They added that police have surrounded the building and that the SWAT team was also called in.

As for the suspect, police had a man in custody. He was handcuffed and taken away in a squad car.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information is made available.


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