Suspect Arrested In Metro Transit Bus Altercation 12 Jul 12

(St. Paul, MN)  –  St. Paul Police have announced the arrest of a suspect in a stabbing death that followed an altercation on a Metro Transit bus.  Authorities say a brief verbal confrontation escalated as the two men left the bus at a St. Paul intersection early Wednesday.  Officers were dispatched just after 1 a.m. and found found 25-year-old Desmond Harper of St. Paul dead at the scene.  A 38-year-old man was later arrested.  He has not yet been charged.