Two Men Injured in Kailua-Kona Stabbing Incident
Police arrested a Kailua-Kona man following a stabbing incident Thursday night near the Coconut Grove Shopping Center that sent two people to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Officers responding to a 10:10 p.m. call found a 43-year-old man with a laceration to his abdomen and back, and a 38-year-old man with a laceration to his abdomen. The victims, residents of Kailua-Kona, were being attended to by fire department paramedics.
Both were transported to Kona Community Hospital where they were treated and released.
Michael Dalton of Kailua-Kona was arrested on suspicion of two counts of second-degree assault.
Dalton, 43, was being held today at the Kona police cellblock while detectives continued their investigation.
Police said the incident happened at the intersection of Ali`i Drive and Kahakai Road.
Police asked that anyone with information on the case contact Det. Scott Kurashige at 326-4646, ext. 304, or at [email protected]
Anonymous tipsters can call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300.