Man who punched wheelchair-bound man fatally shot

10 months 3 weeks 2 days ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 1:31:11 PM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man is dead after allegedly punching a man in a wheelchair — only to have the wheelchair-bound man pull out a gun and shoot him.

The shooting happened Monday. Police said 39-year-old Michael Johnson was arguing with 33-year-old Secoy Anthony Webb, who used a wheelchair.

Police said Johnson began striking Webb in the face. Webb grabbed a gun and shot Johnson in the back.

Johnson died Wednesday in a hospital.

Webb was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, and jailed on $30,000 cash-only bond. Police said the shooting remains under investigation.

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