MARSHALL, Mo – A Marshall man facing assault charges is seeking a public defender.

Emergency crews responded to the 500 block of west North Street in Marshall Thursday afternoon, January 5, where a victim was treated for apparent stab wounds.  The 53-year-old suspect, Roger Wayne Johnson is held for second degree domestic assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.

Bond has been set at $50,000.  A counsel status hearing is Wednesday, January 11.