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Police: man shot inside his residence in St. Louis

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A man was shot in the 1600 block of Semple Avenue Sunday morning. (Credit: KMOV) A man was shot in the 1600 block of Semple Avenue Sunday morning. (Credit: KMOV)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the Wells/Goodfellow area of St. Louis on Sunday morning. 

The shooting happened at the 1600 block of Semple around 9:57 a.m., when police say a man in his 40s was shot inside his residence. The victim was taken to a local hospital, and is said to be conscious and breathing.

Additional information is limited at this time, but police do say that a black male was seen running from Semple while carrying a long rifle. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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