ST. JAMES, Mo. (KMOV) – Authorities are searching for a suspect who shot a 50-year-old St. James woman in her home on Wednesday.
Police said they responded to a shooting sometime after 4:30 a.m. and found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds.
She was transported to a Columbia-area hospital, where she was listed in critical condition Wednesday morning.
Police said evidence at the scene suggested the shooting was not a random act of violence.
St. James police said no suspects were in custody.
The Phelps County Sheriff's Department was assisting with the investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call St. James police at (573)-265-3777.