Man fatally stabbed in Freeport; son Jordan Johnson arrested

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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

FREEPORT, N.Y. (WABC) -- Police have arrested the victim's son after a man was fatally stabbed on Long Island Tuesday.

Police were called to a home on Laurette Lane in Freeport for a domestic disturbance shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Officers found Russell Johnson, 55, dead due to multiple stab wounds. The weapon used is unclear at this point.

According to the Nassau County Police Department, Jordan Johnson, 24, the victim's son, had gotten into an argument with his father, which turned physical.

Johnson was arrested at the scene. He is being charged with second-degree murder and will be arraigned Wednesday.

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