Klamath Falls City Police Issues Statement Regarding Stabbing Yesterday

On June 29, 2019, at approximately 8:10 p.m., officers from the Klamath Falls Police Department responded to the 600 block of Main Street after receiving a report of a stabbing.  Upon arrival, officers located a male victim with knife wounds.  The male victim was transported to Sky Lakes Medical Center for treatment where he is listed in critical condition.

During the course of a thorough investigation, officers developed probable cause for the arrest of Stephen Michael Johnson.  Officers determined Mr. Johnson had pulled out a knife and stabbed the male victim after a verbal argument turned physical in the 500 block of Main Street. The investigation revealed Mr. Johnson and the victim have had an ongoing conflict for a number of months.

Stephen Michael Johnson was taken into custody without incident by the Klamath Falls Police Department and lodged at the Klamath County Jail on the listed charges. 

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.

For additional details please see our original story and post here from earlier this morning.