PRESS RELEASE FROM THE OFFICE OF SHERIFF LARRY JONES
On July 24, 2017, at approx. 4:03p.m. the Johnson Co. Sheriff’s office received a call of an accident south of Hartman in the western part of Johnson Co.
Upon arrival of deputies it was discovered that there was also an altercation that had occurred and that a person had reportedly been stabbed.
Further investigation determined that the individual that had been stabbed was currently at the Johnson County Regional Medical Center. The victim was subsequently treated and released from JRMC.
This is an ongoing investigation. J.D. Gifford II and Kayla Gifford are currently being held in the Johnson County Detention Center on preliminary charges of Aggravated Assault. Jacob Gifford is a person of interest in this case and is being sought for questioning.
Sheriff Larry Jones