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Man tries to kill roommate by stabbing him with knife because he did not bring beer to their party

By Mason White 2:03 PM December 14, 2017
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A man flew into a rage and tried to kill his roommate because he failed to bring beer to a party, according to police in Hawaii.

Pearl City police said that they have arrested 61-year-old Don Little after being accused of stabbing his 51-year-old roommate, who was not identified, in the leg.

Little has been charged with one count of attempted murder.

He was booked into jail, pending a bail hearing.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Friday night.

Little and his 51-year-old roommate set up a party in their home.

The roommate was in charge of bringing beer to the party.

When Little later realized that his roommate failed to bring beer to the party, he grabbed a knife.

Little ran after the 51-year-old man and stabbed him.

The victim suffered a foot-long laceration to his leg.

He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was treated and released.