Charges filed after shots fired on MetroLink train


Byron Patton

ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office charged a man for firing shots on a MetroLink train Wednesday evening.

According to Sgt. Keith Barrett, a spokesman for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting happened just before 9 p.m. on a train near the Forest Park station.

Police took one person into custody at the station. No injuries were reported.

On Thursday, prosecutors charged Byron Patton with first-degree property damage and violations of rules and regulations of rapid transit.

Charges were issued for Property Damage 1st and Violations of Rules and Regulations of Rapid Transit.  Attached is the booking photo of Byron Patton.


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