The Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office filed charges against Billy Joe McGee, age 42 from Cape Girardeau, in regards to a stabbing that took place last night around 8:45 p.m. in the 1400 block of North Spanish St. The warrant was signed by the Honorable Judge Gary Kamp for Class A felony of assault in the first degree and felony armed criminal action. Judge Kamp set the bond at $250,000 cash or surety.
Last night Cape Girardeau police officers found a male victim with a stab wound to his lower chest. After a verbal altercation between the victim and McGee, McGee fled from the scene on foot. Officers were unable to locate him. The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries but they did not appear life threatening. McGee remains at large. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of McGee is encouraged to call their local law enforcement agency. In Cape Girardeau, call 573-335-6621 ext. 1.