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Posted on: April 28, 2020

2500 block Post Road Stabbing

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On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at 3:13am, officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the 2500 block of Post Road for a Stabbing.


Upon arrival in the area, officers located one adult male victim with several non-life threatening stab wounds.  The victim was able to provide a suspect description and direction of travel.  A short time later, a traffic stop was conducted and a suspect from the stabbing was detained reference this investigation.


Follow-up interviews with the victim and other witnesses led to the arrest of Amari D. Johnson-Amos, of Madison, for one count of Battery and one count of Second Degree Reckless Endangering Safety.  Johnson-Amos was also arrested on several outstanding warrants.


The investigation revealed the victim and Johnson-Amos were involved in a physical altercation before Johnson-Amos armed himself and stabbed the victim. 


The victim is expected to make a full recovery.







Prepared By: Sgt. Cesar Lopez

Phone #: 270-4300

Case: 20-6878

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