Woman shot to death in her doorway


ST. LOUIS – A woman has been killed at a St. Louis home, and police said her boyfriend is suspected in her death.

The shooting happened around 9 p.m. Monday in the city’s Penrose neighborhood, police said. Officers were called to the home, where they found the woman with several gunshot wounds to the chest, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe the woman’s boyfriend was outside the home and that she was standing in the front doorway when he opened fire on her. Police have not said whether the boyfriend is in custody.

Police had not released the woman’s name by Tuesday morning, but said she was in her 20s.

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