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Woman dies after being shot in head near The Grove Thursday night

Police said the woman was unconscious and not breathing when they arrived.

ST. LOUIS — Police were called to investigate Thursday night after a woman in her 20s was fatally shot in the head just two blocks from The Grove.

Police said they were called to the intersection of Norfolk and Boyle Avenues in the city's Forest Park Southeast neighborhood a little after 7. When they arrived, police found the woman with gunshot wounds to the head and arm.

Police said she was unconscious and not breathing when they arrived. She died a short time later.

A suspect is in custody.

The investigation is ongoing.

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