2 men found guilty in 2015 kidnapping, attempted murder case

2 men found guilty in 2015 kidnapping, attempted murder case
Ranier Ines and Brandon Lafoga were on trial for allegedly kidnapping and nearly killing a man in 2015. (Source: Hawaii News Now)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A jury handed down guilty verdicts Wednesday in a high-profile attempted murder case.

Ranier Ines was convicted of kidnapping, robbery, and for being an accomplice to attempted murder. He was accused of orchestrating the attack on Kele Stout in September 2015.

Stout survived the brutal attack and testified that it started with an argument with Ines at work.

Brandon Lafoga, who was with Ines and shot Stout five times, was also found guilty. He claimed he was not involved in the crime.

On Friday, the trial continues as both are subject to extended terms of imprisonment.

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