MB Police investigate overnight stabbing

Myrtle Beach, SC - MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A 46-year-old man received treatment at a Grand Strand hospital after being stabbed in the stomach while walking home from work late Monday night.

Myrtle Beach Police were dispatched to a residence on 21st Avenue South at 11:30 p.m. after receiving reports of a possible stabbing. Upon arrival, the victim told police he was attacked by a man in front of a parking lot on 21st Avenue South.

The victim said the suspect approached him and proceeded to stab him with what was described as a black-handled knife. The suspect, according to reports, fled the scene in an eastbound direction on 21st Avenue South.

Police report the victim continued to walk home and had a person inside of the residence dial 911.

Further investigation of a blood trail left outside of the victim's apartment led officers to a nearby unit. Officers said a man, identified as Edward Glenn Johnson, 49, of Myrtle Beach, opened the door to the unit with what appeared to be blood on his face, hands and clothes.

Officers said Johnson also had several injuries to his face, including a swollen eye, split lower lip and cut on his nose.

Johnson was transported to the Grand Strand Regional Medical Center to receive treatment for his injuries.

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