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50-year-old hit with gun by break-in suspect in North City

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Investigators in the 5700 block of St. Louis Avenue Tuesday (Credit: KMOV) Investigators in the 5700 block of St. Louis Avenue Tuesday (Credit: KMOV)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A 50-year-old woman was hit in the head by a gun by a break-in suspect in North City overnight.

According to police, the woman and a 61-year-old man were inside a home in the 5700 block of St. Louis when four men forced their way in using a rear door around 1:20 a.m. Tuesday. The victims told police they believed the suspects were looking for a family member who no longer lives at the home.

After entering the home, the suspects hit the woman with a gun before leaving the home. The woman refused medical treatment but sustained an injury in her eye and forehead.

Nothing was taken during the incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

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