Kaneohe Marine charged with attempted murder

Brandon L. Calhoun, 22
Brandon L. Calhoun, 22

By: Denise Yuki

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Kaneohe Marine accused of beating a 48-year-old man into a coma was indicted Tuesday with attempted murder.

Police say Lance Cpl. Brandon L. Calhoun, 22, and the victim were arguing in Waikiki on Feb. 8 when the argument escalated. Calhoun punched the victim several times and also struck him with a chair.  The victim suffered cuts and fractures to his face and skull and underwent surgery Wednesday.

He remains in a coma in critical condition.

Calhoun is now in custody at the Oahu Community Correctional Center, unable to post his $200,000 bail.

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