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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Police Investigating Homicide at the Salvation Army

Abilene, Texas – Police were called out to the Salvation Army, 1726 Butternut St., at around 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. The calling party reported that there was an altercation between two people inside the facility.

Minutes later, a 58-year-old male was discovered lying unconscious in the parking area outside of the facility. Emergency personnel arrived and discovered the male with serious injuries that had occurred earlier inside the facility. He was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries just after 4 a.m.

Next of kin notification has been made. The victim is identified as 58-year-old Joseph Louis Johnson. He was a client of the Salvation Army.

One person was detained for questioning and the investigation is ongoing.

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