Police charge man in shooting on MARTA train

MARTA police have charged an Atlanta area man in connection with a weekend shooting on a train that left a passenger wounded.

Eric Anthony Golphin, 30, was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of certain crimes and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The shooting occurred during an argument on an eastbound train at the King Memorial rail station just before 10 p.m. Saturday. The 50-year-old man who was wounded was in stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital, MARTA said in a news release.

Golphin was taken into custody on Monday. He was identified as an Atlanta-area resident whose last known address was the Hancock State Prison in Sparta, MARTA said.

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