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Woman found shot to death in south St. Louis

The woman's identity has not been released
Credit: KSDK

ST. LOUIS — An investigation is underway after a woman was found shot to death in south St. Louis early Wednesday morning.

At around 5:45 a.m., St. Louis police were called to the 1100 block of Dover Place, in St. Louis’ Carondelet neighborhood. When officers arrived, they found a woman on the porch of a home suffering from a gunshot wound.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity has not been released.

St. Louis police’s homicide division is handling the investigation. Anyone with information on this incident should contact the homicide division at 314-444-5371 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).

Resources for crime victims:

If you have been a victim of a crime or know someone who has been, 5 On Your Side has compiled a list of resources.

Better Family Life is a nonprofit community development organization working to “stabilize inner-city neighborhoods.” One aspect of its mission is a gun violence de-escalation program.

To learn more, call 314-381-8200 or visit https://www.betterfamilylife.org/

Life Outside of Violence “helps those harmed by stabbing, gunshot or assault receive the treatment, support and resources they need to find alternatives to end the cycle of violence.”

To learn more, call 314-327-6697 or email: ProjectLOV@WUSTL.edu

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis has an anti-crime program called “Safety Net for Youth Initiative,” which is a joint partnership between and Saint Louis Public Schools to provide services to at-risk youth.

To learn more, visit https://www.ulstl.com/anti-crime-initiative.html

Cure Violence is an international organization that has recently launched in a handful of St. Louis neighborhoods. Violence interrupters are trained to deescalate violent situations within their own communities. To learn more, visit https://cvg.org/

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