ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Authorities are investigating after a woman was shot and killed Monday night in north St. Louis.
Tawana Stevenson, 48, was found with a gunshot wound to the chest on the front steps of a home in the 4100 block of Enright around 8:20 p.m.
Stevenson was taken to a hospital in critical condition but died a short time later.
Police say an investigation revealed Stevenson was walking into the home with acquaintances when they heard gunshots. The acquaintances ran inside the home and were not injured.
This is the 159th homicide in St. Louis for 2014.
The investigation is ongoing.