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Male in critical condition after being stabbed in Klamath Falls

The Klamath Falls Police Department arrested the suspect and he is currently in jail.

Posted: Jun 30, 2019 11:40 AM

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore-- Klamath Falls Police arrested Stephen Michael Johnson for the stabbing of a male. 

Officers responded to the 600 block of Main Street. That's where a male victim with knife wounds was found. He is at Sky Lakes Medical Center and in critical condition. 

Police say a verbal argument between Johnson and the victim turned violent. That's when Johnson pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim.  "The investigation revealed Mr. Johnson and the victim have had an ongoing conflict for a number of months." said the Klamath Falls Police Department in the press release about the incident. 

Stephen Johnson is at the Klamath County Jail. He is being charged with assault in the first degree, unlawful use of a weapon and disorderly conduct.

"This incident remains under investigation. If you have information regarding this case please contact Detective Corporal Ed Foreman with the Klamath Falls Police Department at 541-883-5336. Anonymous information can be left at the Klamath Falls Police Tip Line number 541-883-5334." said the Klamath Falls Police Department in the press release about the incident.

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