ST. LOUIS ( – A woman was shot after throwing a piece of wood at two men following a robbery in north St. Louis overnight.

According to police, a woman and man were in the 3500 block of N. 14th Street when two suspects got out of an SUV. The suspects robbed the man of his phone, wallet and keys at gunpoint.

While the suspects were getting back into their SUV, the woman threw a wooden two-by-four at them. One of the suspects then shot at the woman before the duo drove off.

The woman was taken to the hospital and listed in critical, stable condition. She had been shot in the abdomen and buttocks, police said. The man was not injured.

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