FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City of Hibbing Police Department
1810 12
th
Ave E, Hibbing, MN 55746
218-263-3601|www.hibbing.mn.us
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Date: 6/4/14
Nature of Incident: Assault
Case Number: N/A
Incident Date: 6/3/14
Incident Time: 2206
Incident Location: 100 Block of 37
th
St E, Hibbing
By: Hibbing Police Department


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

On June 3
rd
, 2014 at approximately 2206 hrs. Hibbing Police Officers, along with Deputies with
the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office and Chisholm Police Department responded to the 100
block of 37
th
St. East for a report of an assault involving a firearm.

A perimeter was set up by blocking streets near the incident location. Officers were able to
evacuate the residence and a search began for the suspect. The suspect was located inside the
residence. The suspect resisted arrest but was ultimately taken into custody. A search warrant
was obtained which allowed officers to process the scene and search the residence to recover
items of evidence including the handgun.

The victim, a 44 year old female, and suspect, Robert Dean Johnson (51), are related and reside
together.

Robert Dean Johnson is expected to be charged with Felony 2
nd
Degree Assault and
Misdemeanor Domestic Assault.

No shots were fired, no officers were injured, and the victim’s injuries were relatively minor as
she did not seek medical attention.