Woman shot while watching fireworks in north St. Louis

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on July 5, 2012 at 11:29 AM

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – Police are investigating after a woman was shot while watching fireworks in north St. Louis Wednesday night.

Police said the victim was looking at fireworks in the 4400 block of Evans around 10 p.m. when she felt a pain in her back.

The woman checked to see where the pain was coming from and noticed a small puncture wound with a bullet lodged underneath her skin.

The woman was transported to the hospital, where she remains in stable condition.

Police said they do not believe the woman was the intended target.

They continue to search for suspects.

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