Woman suffers life-threatening injury during shooting in Granite City

Woman suffers life-threatening injury during shooting in Granite City

Woman suffers life-threatening injury during shooting in Granite City

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 5:55 PM

Updated Thursday, Nov 29 at 6:23 AM

GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOV.com) – Police said a woman suffered a life-threatening injury during a shooting in Granite City Wednesday afternoon.

According to reports, the shooting happened in the 2600 block of David Morgan around 5 p.m.

When police arrived on the scene, they found a 27-year-old female victim who had suffered one gunshot wound. They did not say what part of her body was wounded, but called the injury serious.

The victim was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital for treatment. Officials did not release her condition.

Police took a male suspect into custody at the scene. Charges are expected to be filed on Thursday.

Further details about what led to the shooting have not been released.

An investigation is ongoing.

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