Woman dead, man arrested after stabbing at Maui supermarket

Police say a man was arrested in connection with the stabbing of three people at a Maui supermarket on Tuesday evening that left one woman dead.

The Maui Police Department said in a statement Wednesday 45-year-old Stephen Schmidt was charged with murder and attempted murder in the attack on his estranged wife and two other men at Foodland in Wailuku. All three victims were taken to Maui Memorial Hospital for treatment, where the woman later died, police said.

Wailuku resident Alan Sevilla told the Maui News (http://bit.ly/20YyVvm ) the three victims were lying in a pool of blood on the ground between the cash registers.

Schmidt's bail is set at $3 million.

The Maui Police Department said Schmidt was taken into custody after he fled from police. The investigation is continuing.