St. Paul police confirmed a 66-year-old woman was shot in St. Paul before 5:00 a.m. Wednesday.
Police responded to the 400 block of Robie Street E. and found Ester Richards with an apparent gunshot wound. Her son, Ryan Richards, 32, was at the scene and has been booked at the Ramsey County Law Enforcement Center for aggravated assault, Sgt. Paul Paulos said.
Ester Richards was brought to Region's Hospital and is currently conscious but her condition is otherwise unknown.
St. Paul police are not looking for any other suspects but are continuing to investigate.