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Man died after assault at Metro transit center in downtown St. Louis

The victim and suspect knew each other and got into an argument, according to Metro
Credit: St. Louis Police

A man died after being assaulted at a Metro transit center. Police identified the victim as Dwight Washington, 35.

St. Louis Police arrested Jarmond Johnson, 27, who allegedly assaulted Washington at the Civic Center Metro Transit Center, near the Enterprise Center on Saturday just after 10 p.m.

Washington was taken to the hospital in critical condition. He later died from his injuries.

Police said Johnson was initially charged with one count of assault. Now that the homicide division is investigating, there could be additional charges.

A press release from Metro said the two men knew each other and got into an argument near the station. The release said the argument ended in a physical altercation.

The release said the assault was caught on camera, and the Metro security team is assisting St. Louis police with the investigation.

According to police, Johnson was taken into custody without incident.

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