Woman shot inside St. Francis home, boyfriend charged

CREATED Aug 21, 2014 - UPDATED: Aug 25, 2014

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UPDATE: The victims boyfriend, Lloyd Robinson, was charged with reckless endangerment of safety and obstructing on Sunday, according to the St. Francis Police Department.
 
Officers said the victim and Robinson live together and that he was the one who called 911 originally.
 
The victim is still recovering from her injuries.
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UPDATE:  St. Francis police said they have arrested a suspect.
 
Charges are pending.
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ST. FRANCIS -- A woman was shot inside her home in St. Francis early Thursday.
 
It happened at an apartment on 3500 Tesch Avenue. The suspect has not been located, but he's described as a shorter Hispanic man, wearing blue clothing.
 

Kevin Keul lives a block away from the apartment where the shooting happened. He said he hopes it's only a matter of time before the suspect is caught.

"Well, you can run but you can't hide,” muses Keul. “They will get you."

A man called police around 3:30 a.m. saying his girlfriend had been shot, and the suspect left on foot

"Unfortunately, things happen. Hopefully it's no indication of the whole city, because I take a lot of pride in living here," adds Keul.

Police are unclear if the suspect knows the couple or if it was a random shooting. 

Neighbor Juliette Hills said she's not too concerned.

"No, because if it's a family affair, I don't think it's going to affect anybody else," remarks Hills.

Police said the suspect most likely left the area.

The woman is being treated at a local hospital.