Man shot after altercation on DART train

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DART police are investigating a shooting at its LBJ Central station Wednesday afternoon.

Officials say a man in his 40s was shot in the chest, leg and shoulder by a man in his 60s around 6:30 p.m. after some kind of altercation that started on a train.

DART says the suspected shooter has been arrested and is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The gun was recovered.

The shooting happened on the northbound Orange Line train at the LBJ station. DART Police say two men were arguing on the train and one shot the other multiple times.

The victim’s condition is unknown. He was taken to Texas Health Presbyterian.

One witness says she rides this train almost daily and rides it often with the shooter. She says she heard the gunshots and then looked over to see the man who had been shot kneeling, holding his chest and stomach, where he’d been shot. She says she asked the shooter why he fired and he told her it was because the man had been harassing women on the train. That is not confirmed by DART Police.

The suspect’s name has not been released.

DART services have seen resumed normal operations.