Press Release: Tallahassee Police Department
At approximately 3:35am TPD officers were called to 480 West Tennessee Street regarding an injured subject. Further investigation revealed that the victim and suspect are possibly homeless. The suspect had been threatening the victim throughout the day, eventually locating him at 208 West Tennessee Street.
The suspect told the victim he was going to kill him and a fight ensued, with both the victim and suspect receiving multiple wounds. The victim ran to the Shelter (480 West Tennessee Street) for help. The suspect ran to the Greyhound bus station and collapsed.
Both the suspect and victim were transported to TMH with potentially life threatening injuries. After being evaluated at the hospital, they determined the injuries were considered non-life threatening.
Investigators from the Criminal Investigation Division and Forensics responded to the crime scenes. Homicide Investigators are working diligently to interview all involved and process the evidence located on scene.
TPD’s Criminal Investigation Division is pursuing all leads and asks community members with information about this case to call TPD at 891-4200 or the Big Bend Crime Stoppers at 574-TIPS. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, just your information and you may be eligible for a cash reward.
Suspect: Black Male
Victim: Mark Johnson B/M 11/14/61