Incident: Quick Response Leads to Apprehension of Stabbing Subject Without Incident
Location: 942 28th Street | Springfield, OR
Case Number: 23-01698
Date/Time: March 12, 2023 @ 12:12 PM
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Completed By: Sgt. Kyle Potter

Johnson, John Brian 53 Year-Old Male | Springfield, OR

On March 12th, 2023, Officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the Crossfire Church (942 28th Street) in Springfield regarding a stabbing that occurred during a Sunday morning sermon. Officers located a male victim who had sustained lacerations to his head and neck. The male was provided medical treatment and transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers interviewed the victim, along with witnesses, found at the scene. Officers also located the suspect, John Brian Johnson, near the scene. Johnson was interviewed as well and taken into custody without incident. Johnson was lodged at the Lane County Jail for Assault II and Unlawful use of a Weapon.

Assault II | Unlawful Use of a Weapon