Maui police: man set on fire while sleeping

PAIA, Maui (HawaiiNewsNow) – Maui police are investigating an attempted murder case. A 27-year-old homeless man reported early Thursday morning that another homeless man set him on fire while he was asleep.

The victim was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was reported to have second-degree burns over 50% of his body.

Police are looking for a man who is considered a person of interest. His identity and description are unknown at this time.  The investigation is continuing