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Police in the 4000 block of Burgen after a shooting Tuesday (Credit: KMOV) Police in the 4000 block of Burgen after a shooting Tuesday (Credit: KMOV)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A woman was taken to the hospital after being shot in south St. Louis early Tuesday morning.

According to police, a 38-year-old woman went to the home of a 48-year-old woman to confront her about a stolen phone around 1:45 a.m. When the woman arrived at the home in the 4000 block of Burgen, a fight began between the two women, during which the front door of the home was damaged.

During the fight, the older woman grabbed a gun and shot the younger woman in the stomach.

The shooting victim was conscious and breathing when she arrived at the hospital. Police later said she was listed in critical, unstable condition. 

The woman who fired the gun was taken into custody. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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