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Man in critical condition, woman wounded in North County shooting

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(KMOV.com) -- A 35-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman are in the hospital after someone opened fire in a north St. Louis County neighborhood Sunday night.
 
Police said the shooting happened around 8 p.m. in the 5200 block of Oriole in the Walnut Park East neighborhood.
 
It was there a 35-year-old man was sitting on his front porch when he was shot multiple times, police report.  He suffered gunshot wounds to the chest and back.  He was taken to an area hospital and list listed in critical condition.
 
Authorities said, a 44-year-old woman, who was in her house across the street from the man, was also shot.  She suffered a gunshot wound to the arm.  She was taken to an area hospital and is in satisfactory condition.
 
Investigators said there was one witness who told them he saw a group of people standing in the area.  The witness stated that he walked into a nearby building and then heard gunshots.  When he went back outside, the group of people were gone.
 
Police are now looking for the shooter or shooters and would like to talk to anyone who was in the area during the time of the shooting.
 

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