Killeen: Teen charged after man stabbed while working on vehicle

Michael Johnson, 18, of Sonora, is charged in connection with the stabbing on Aug. 11 in the 2700 block of Lucille Drive in Killeen. (Jail photo)
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TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Bond is set at $300,000 for a teenager who was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after a Killeen man was stabbed in the back while working on a vehicle.

Michael Johnson, 18, of Sonora, is charged in connection with the stabbing on Aug. 11 in the 2700 block of Lucille Drive.

The victim told police he was outside with Johnson working on the vehicle “when he felt a sharp pain in the back of his neck and head,” an arrest warrant affidavit says.

The victim told investigators that after he “’woke up,” he ran into the house where Johnson was telling other people in the household “that they had been jumped,” the affidavit says.

Johnson told police that because no one else was present when he was stabbed “he did not believe Johnson and tried to grab him,” the affidavit says.

Johnson, however, fled, the affidavit says.

“Officers later found Johnson after a bystander flagged the police down, stating he had picked up Johnson when he had come to the bystander’s door saying (Johnson) ‘was not safe,’” the court document states.

Johnson admitted in a written statement that he had stabbed the victim in the shoulder with a kitchen knife, the affidavit says.

The affidavit ends by saying “Johnson agreed to write a written statement in which he admitted he had stabbed the victim in the shoulder with a kitchen knife”