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Published July 11 2012

1 man stabbed to death after dispute on Cities bus

ST. PAUL, Minn. — St. Paul police have announced the arrest of a suspect in the stabbing death of a man following an altercation on a Metro Transit bus.

Authorities say a brief verbal confrontation escalated as the two left the bus at a St. Paul intersection early Wednesday. Officers dispatched just after 1 a.m. found an unresponsive man and two other people. Twenty-five-year-old Desmond Deshawn Harper of St. Paul died at the scene.

A 38-year-old St. Paul man was later arrested. He has not yet been charged.

Police are releasing few other details on the incident.