Woman shot in the head and killed in south St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS - Homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department were called to a south city neighborhood Thursday evening after a woman was shot in her head.

The shooting happened just after 7 p.m. in the 4200 block of Norfolk Avenue, located in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood.

The victim, a woman in her 20s, was shot in the head and arm. She was not conscious or breathing. Police later declared the woman had died as a result of her injuries.

A suspect was taken into custody.

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