North county double shooting leaves one woman dead

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KPLR) – One woman was killed and a man left in critical condition after a double shooting in a north St. Louis County overnight.

According to Sgt. Shawn McGuire, a police spokesman, the shooting took place around 2:30 a.m. in the 10100 block of Duke Drive, located in the Castle Point municipality.

Police found the 37-year-old male victim and 35-year-old female victim inside a home. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman’s name has not been released, pending notification of family members.

Investigators believe this may have been a drug-related incident, McGuire said.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the St. Louis County Police Department or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.