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UPDATE: Stabbing Victim Dies

KSAL StaffMarch 24, 2015

Salina Police are investigating a fatal stabbing.

Police responding to the report of a stabbing in the 1400 block of Arapahoe at 9:43 Tuesday night found 50-year-old Scott Johnson of 129 W. Cloud on the ground in a yard. He had suffered multiple stab wounds in the back and front area of his body.

Officers immediately started performing CPR on Johnson, and he was transported to Salina Regional Health Center by medics.  Hen was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The police department Wednesday morning was still interviewing witnesses and processing the crime scene. No arrests have been made, and no motive has been established.

Police are asking anyone with information to please call the Salina Police Department at 785-826-7210, Crimestoppers at 785-825-TIPS, text SATIPS to CRIMES (274637) or visit and follow the Crimestoppers link to submit a web tip. You may receive a cash reward of up to $1,000 and you are not required to give your name.



A man was stabbed multiple times in a west Salina neighborhood late Tuesday evening.

At around 9:45 police and EMS were sent to the 1400 Block of Arapahoe Avenue to the report of a possible stabbing.

Police told KSAL News at the scene that a male had been stabbed multiple times during an altercation. The stabbing happened outside a home on Arapahoe Avenue, just east of Pontiac Avenue.

The victim was transported by EMS to Salina Regional Health Center in critical condition.

Officers were looking for two possible suspects who left the area, headed south in a light colored Ford Crown Victoria car.

A half-block section of Arapahoe, between Pontiac and Osage Avenues, was taped off as police collected evidence.



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