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Man, 19, accused of shooting woman who was trying to keep him out of home

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Steven Rice, 19, is accused of shooting a woman who was trying to keep him out of her home. Steven Rice, 19, is accused of shooting a woman who was trying to keep him out of her home.

ALTON, Ill. (KMOV.com) – An Alton man, who was previously charged with using a deadly weapon, is now accused of shooting a woman at a home in East Alton Tuesday afternoon.

Steven Rice, 19, was allegedly trying to get into a woman’s home as she was trying to keep him out.

According to police, Rice fired a single gunshot into a door that the woman was standing behind. The bullet went through the door, struck the woman in the back, went through her body and became lodged in a wall, police said.

The woman’s injuries are not life-threatening.

Following the incident, police said, Rice ran from the scene, but was taken into custody about two hours later.

Rice is being held in the Madison County Jail on a $200,000 bond.

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