3 Charged After Stabbing in Johnson City
Johnson City Police say three teenagers have been charged after a 16-year-old was stabbed last week in Johnson City over what police say was a dispute over social media.
According to police, officers responded to the area of Harry L. Drive and North Harrison Street for a report of a male who had been stabbed on the evening of February 8th. When they arrived, they found the 16-year-old with stab wounds to the head and back.
While police were speaking with subjects in the area of the stabbing, one of the officers saw a male, later identified as Tyheem Jordan of Binghamton, throw a jacket into a car. A small handgun was seen near the jacket in the car.
The gun was later identified as a loaded 9mm ghost gun. Jordan was detained and brought to the department. While the gun was being found, other officers were reviewing surveillance video that showed Jordan chasing the wounded victim with the firearm displayed.
Further investigation led to another Binghamton resident, 18-year-old Luke Lucas, being identified as a suspect. Lucas was taken into custody without incident.
A third suspect, a 17-year-old Binghamton resident, was identified on the morning of February 9th and he was also taken into custody without incident.
Police say all four people involved were known to each other. The victim received treatment for his injuries and is in stable condition.
All three suspects were charged with Attempted Assault in the 1st degree.
Jordan was additionally charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree. Lucas was additionally charged with Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the 2nd degree, and the 17-year-old was additionally charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th degree.
Jordan and Lucas were arraigned and remanded to the Broome County Correctional Facility. The 17-year-old remains in police custody pending his arraignment.