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Man set on fire; Honolulu police hold suspect

May 8, 2014 - 12:23pm

HONOLULU — Honolulu police have taken into custody a man suspected of setting another man on fire.

Police say the 44-year-old suspect has not been formally charged. The suspect is being held on suspicion of attempted murder and two drug offenses.

KHON-TV reports the man at about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday argued with another man in his 40s at a home in Kaneohe.

Police say the suspect pour a flammable liquid on the second man and lit him on fire. The second man suffered second-degree burns and was taken to a hospital by emergency medical personnel.