Woman found shot in Northampton neighborhood

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ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police were called to south city late Monday morning and found a woman had been shot in the gut.

According to Evita Caldwell, a spokeswoman for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting occurred just after 11:45 a.m. in the 4900 block of Oleatha Avenue, located in the Northampton neighborhood.

The victim, an adult woman, was found outside.

EMS and homicide detectives were dispatched to the scene. The victim was rushed to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Earlier today, a woman was found shot to death in the Academy neighborhood of north St. Louis.

Anyone with information is asked to call the department’s homicide division at 314-444-5371. You can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward by calling CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.

Fox 2 will have more information as it becomes available.

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