Phoenix police arrest suspect who stabbed, killed man at light rail station

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Police have arrested a suspect who stabbed a man to death at a Phoenix light rail station. (Source: MCSO) Police have arrested a suspect who stabbed a man to death at a Phoenix light rail station. (Source: MCSO)
Mug shot of 38-year-old Barry Lee Morris, Jr. (Source: MCSO) Mug shot of 38-year-old Barry Lee Morris, Jr. (Source: MCSO)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

Police have arrested a suspect who stabbed a man to death at a Phoenix light rail station, according to Phoenix police Sgt. Vincent Lewis.

Phoenix police developed probable cause to arrest and book 38-year-old Barry Lee Morris, Jr., on Monday. He faces one count of second-degree murder.

[ORIGINAL STORY: Man dead after stabbing near light rail station in Phoenix]

According to court documents, Morris and a 40-year-old male victim got into an argument at the light rail station near Dunlap Avenue and 19th Avenue.

Lewis said Morris stabbed the 40-year-old, leaving him with life-threatening injuries, and fled.

[RAW VIDEO: Initial court appearance for Barry Morris, Jr.]

Phoenix fire transported the man in critical condition to a local hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

The light rail platform was shut down for a brief period that Saturday as police conducted their investigation.

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