'Wanted' suspect sought after woman shot during robbery in St. Louis

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by Stephanie Baumer / KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 8, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 8 at 8:26 PM

(KMOV.com) – A woman suffered multiple gunshot wounds during an attempted armed robbery in north St. Louis Monday night.

According to a witness, she and a 21-year-old woman were at a home in the 4700 block of Carter around 5 p.m. when a man armed with a gun emerged from a bedroom and announced a robbery.

The witness told police she turned to flee the house and the suspect fired shots towards the victim, striking her in the stomach, pelvis and foot.

She was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Police have placed a "wanted" label on the suspect, who they say is an 18-year-old man. His identity has not been released.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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