ST. LOUIS (KMOX) –  A man shot after pointing a gun at a MetroLink security officer Tuesday has been charged.

29-year-old Dominic Webb of St. Louis faces one count each of unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful possession of a concealable firearm.

Police say around 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Hanley MetroLink platform, a security officer noticed Webb and another man arguing.

As he tried to intervene, Webb allegedly pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the security guard.

The guard shot Webb and took his weapon, and was able to escape injury.

Webb was taken to a nearby hospital with critical injuries but is expected to survive.



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