Police: Woman kills boyfriend following domestic dispute in Richmond Heights

Richmond Heights police in the 7220 block of West Park Avenue Tuesday (Credit: KMOV)

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A woman is in custody after a man was shot and killed in Richmond Heights overnight.

Richmond Height Police responded to an apartment complex in the 7200 block of West Park Avenue where a man was killed around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Officers found a 31-year-old man dead from a gunshot wound.

Authorities say the victim's girlfriend was at the scene and admitted to shooting him during a domestic violence incident.

The woman was taking into custody.

This case is under investigation by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

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