Taylorsville teen charged with intent to kill after officers respond to stabbing call at residence

  

Pictured above: Jonathan Andrew Johnson – Picture courtesy of the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office

PRESS RELEASE

On Monday, July 15, 2019 at approximately 8:16 PM, Alexander County 911 received a call of a possible stabbing at an address located on Liledoun Road in Taylorsville. Officers from the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office, Taylorsville Police Department, and North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to Liledoun Road, where they found Darion Campbell, B/M, age 20 of Taylorsville, with multiple stab wounds in the head and neck area, laying beside the road. Information was received from the victim that Jonathan Andrew Johnson (JJ), W/M, age 19 of Taylorsville, had stabbed him as a result of an altercation between the individuals at the residence of Jonathan Johnson. The victim left the residence of Johnson and was located north of the residence on Liledoun Road. Officers located the victim on Liledoun Road and administered first aid until Alexander County EMS, Taylorsville First Responders, and Fire and Rescue arrived. Campbell was then flown to Carolinas Medical Center Main and is still listed in serious condition.

Jonathan Andrew Johnson was arrested and transported to the Alexander County Detention Center. He was charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill or Inflict Serious Injury. Johnson is being held under a $250,000 secured bond with a first appearance date of Monday, July 22, 2019 in Alexander County District Court.
Sheriff Bowman would like to thank Taylorsville Police Department, Alexander County EMS, North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Taylorsville First Responders, and Fire and Rescue for their assistance with this investigation.

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