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Haʻikū Man Indicted on Attempted Murder for Allegedly Stabbing Wife

October 17, 2014, 1:14 PM HST
* Updated October 17, 11:55 PM
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Gary L. Feliciano. Photo courtesy Maui Police.

Gary L. Feliciano. Photo courtesy Maui Police.

By Wendy Osher

Gary L. Feliciano, 61, from Haʻikū, was arrested on a warrant for $100,000, on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 at around 11:05 a.m.

This was after a grand jury indictment for second degree attempted murder.

Feliciano is currently being held at the Maui Community Correctional Center.

The charges stem from an incident reported at around 4:21 p.m. on August 22, 2014, in which police responded to an abuse in progress report at a Haʻikū home.

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Upon arrival, police say they found a female victim, later identified as the wife of the suspect, laying on the ground with injuries.  The woman was transported to the hospital in critical condition for further treatment.

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Police say an investigation revealed that Feliciano allegedly used a knife and stabbed his wife.

Feliciano was located within the area the same day and was placed under arrest.  He was initially held in lieu of $50,000 bail for alleged first degree assault.

He was placed under arrest for a second time on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, following the grand jury indictment for alleged second degree attempted murder.

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