Two injured, one jailed after stabbing in Kona
A stabbing Thursday night in Kailua-Kona sent two men to the hospital and another to jail.
Police responding to a 10:10 p.m. call at the intersection of Alii Drive and Kahakai Road across from the Coconut Grove shopping center, found a 43-year-old Kailua-Kona man with stab wounds to his abdomen and back, and a 38-year-old Kailua-Kona man with a stab wound to his abdomen being treated by Fire Department medics.
Both men were taken to the Kona Community Hospital where they were treated and released.
Police arrested 43-year-old Michael Dalton of Kailua-Kona on suspicion of two counts of second-degree assault. He is being held in the Kona police cellblock while Criminal Investigation Section detectives investigate.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Scott Kurashige at 326-4646, ext. 304 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Those who prefer anonymity may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
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