Shooting leaves one dead and one injured on Saint Paul’s West Side

Saint Paul police are investigating a shooting that left a woman dead and another woman injured during the evening hours of Saturday, Oct. 10. 

At approximately 9:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 70 block of W. Stevens Street on a report of a female who had been shot. When officers arrived, they located an adult female with an apparent gunshot injury. St Paul Fire paramedics responded and transported the female to Regions Hospital where she was pronounced dead.  

Officers secured the scene and began looking for witnesses and any evidence. While doing this, they located a second adult female victim with a gunshot injury to her arm. St Paul Fire paramedics transported her to Regions Hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.   

The department’s Forensic Services Unit will be processing the scene and investigators are trying to determine what led to the shooting and who is responsible. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 651-266-5650. 

No arrests have been made.     

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner will positively identify the victim and determine an exact cause of death. This information, along with any updates on the case, will be released on the Saint Paul Police Department Twitter account, @sppdmn.  

This is the 26th  homicide of the year in Saint Paul.