Woman shot in face during robbery in south St. Louis

Woman shot in face during robbery in south St. Louis

Woman shot in face during robbery in south St. Louis

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on October 24, 2012 at 6:51 AM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 24 at 12:15 PM

South St. Louis Robbery

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com)—A 30-year-old woman was hospitalized after police say she was shot in the face during a robbery in south St. Louis early Wednesday morning.

Police said the victim was walking to her car in the 1600 block of South Spring near Lafayette around 6 a.m. when a man approached her and grabbed her purse.

According to police, the suspect then shot her in the face and fled on foot.

She was immediately taken to a St. Louis area hospital, where she was listed in critical condition.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s. He’s approximately 6-feet tall with dreadlocks. During the robbery, he was wearing a dark-colored jacket.

 

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