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Man charged in wife's shooting death outside North County salon

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – A man was charged Monday in the fatal shooting of his wife outside a north St. Louis County salon over the weekend.

Marion Lamont Arrington, 43, was charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action. He surrendered at the St. Louis Metropolitan Police department Monday morning.

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Police said Arrington shot his wife, 33-year-old Jamie L. Fields-Arrington, in a parking lot outside the Headlines Beauty Salon in the 7900 block of Page on Saturday.

Police said Fields-Arrington then walked into the salon and collapsed on the floor. Emergency crews responded to the scene and took her to a nearby hospital, where she later died.

Authorities say Arrington worked as a probation and parole officer with the State of Missouri.

Police said witnesses reported seeing an argument between the couple in a vehicle in the parking lot outside the salon before the shooting.

Arrington has no previous convictions of violent crimes, but has had three orders of protection filed against him by a former wife.

He remains in custody on a $250,000 cash-only bond.

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