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Suspect charged in Kalihi fatal stabbing

Adrian Bringas (Image: Honolulu Police Department) Adrian Bringas (Image: Honolulu Police Department)
KALIHI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The man accused of stabbing a Farrington High School football player to death has been charged, Honolulu police said.

Adrian Bringas, 27, was charged Thursday with second-degree murder and second-degree attempted murder in connection with a stabbing Tuesday night that killed 16-year-old Wesley Sula. Sula’s older brother Chippa was also stabbed and taken to a hospital in serious condition.

It’s still unclear what caused the altercation, but witnesses reported a fight breaking out at Kuhio Park Terrace around 9:45 p.m.

Authorities said Bringas has 58 prior arrests and 24 convictions for everything from robbery to assault to theft.

Bringas’ bail was set at $500,000. He is scheduled to appear in court on Friday.

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