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Woman in custody after man struck, killed in north St. Louis

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Minesha Hampton, 39, is accused of fatally hitting Johnny King, 44, with a car in the 400 block of Grave on Sept. 30. (Credit: Police / KMOV) Minesha Hampton, 39, is accused of fatally hitting Johnny King, 44, with a car in the 400 block of Grave on Sept. 30. (Credit: Police / KMOV)
NORTH ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

A suspect is in custody after a man was struck and killed in north St. Louis early Saturday morning.

Mihesha Hampton, 39, reportedly hit 44-year-old Johnny King with a vehicle following an argument in the 4000 block of Grove around 4:45 a.m.

According to police, King and another man exited a vehicle in the area during an argument with the suspect. Once they left the vehicle, Hampton reportedly attempted to hit both men. She eventually was able to strike King, killing him.

The second man was not injured.

Following the fatal incident, Hampton left the scene. She was taken into custody Saturday afternoon. Hampton has been charged with murder first, assault first and two counts of armed criminal action.

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