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Man shot to death on St. Louis County MetroLink train identified

Police identified the man as 23-year-old Omar Martin.

PAGEDALE, Mo. – The man who was shot to death on a MetroLink train Wednesday afternoon has been identified. 

On Thursday, police identified the man as 23-year-old Omar Martin.

Police responded to the MetroLink Station at 7001 St. Charles Rock Road around 11:50 a.m. for a shooting. A man was found with a gunshot wound and he was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said an investigation revealed two men became involved in a dispute on the red line train that was on its eastbound route. The train stopped at the St. Charles Rock Road Station for passengers to get on and off the train. As the train was stopped, one of the people involved in the dispute pulled out a gun and shot the man.

The man left the scene on foot. 

Police are looking for more witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to call them at 314-615-5400 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

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