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Woman who was shot in south St. Louis home was not target, family says

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(KMOV.com) – Authorities said a woman is in critical condition after a shooting in south St. Louis.

Police said the shooting occurred in the 3000 block of Iowa around 8:15 p.m Wednesday. According to police, a woman, 40, was shot in the hip as she was standing in her kitchen, but her family said she was not the intended target.

The victim's fiance, John Peterson said she was talking with a friend when the shooting occurred. Peterson told News 4 his fiance's friend had been having problems with her ex-boyfriend, and Peterson believes it was the ex-boyfriend fired the shots.

Police said they are still searching for a suspect.

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