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Woman shot in hand, leg; suspect in custody

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SOUTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- A suspect is in custody after a woman was shot in the hand and leg Sunday morning.

The 23-year-old victim and 38-year-old suspect were in an argument over money when the suspect showed a gun and a struggle ensued, according to police. During the struggle, the gun fired, striking the woman twice.

After the gun was fired, the suspect took money from the woman and left the scene.

The woman was taken to a hospital and listed in stable condition.

The suspect was located inside his home and taken into custody without incident following the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing.

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