Fox2 News is reporting that an Oakville woman was shot while sitting on her back porch Friday afternoon. 84-year-old Betty Knight was killed while sitting with her husband when the gunfire rang out.

According to the St. Louis County Police Department, officers responded to a call of a person down in the 5000 block of Crosswood Drive, near Ringer Rd. When officers arrived they found the woman, dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Her husband called 911 after he heard a possible gunshot and noticed his wife bleeding from her neck.

The shooting has left police puzzled. They are still looking for suspects and trying to find out what motivated the shooting.

The St. Louis County Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons Unit is conducting the active and ongoing homicide investigation.

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