WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Metro Transit Police released a mug shot of a man accused of stabbing a male at a Metro station in Arlington on Sunday evening, police said.

Jeffrey Kenneth Hicks is accused of stabbing another male at approximately 8:40 p.m. Sunday at the Ballston Metro stop on the D.C. bound-platform, police said.

The male victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, authorities said.

Arlington Police and Metro Transit responded to the incident and recovered a knife. We were told on Sunday that deputies took two suspects into custody.

Hicks is charged with aggravated malicious wounding.

It is unclear what prompted the stabbing.

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