ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A man was shot in the left leg after someone approached him with a semiautomatic handgun and demanded money Wednesday evening.
Police said the shooting happened in the 3900 block of Compton Avenue around 9:23 p.m.
The victim, a 47 year-old male, ran away from the suspect, but the suspect shot at the him several times, striking him in the left calf.
The suspect was described as a black male wearing a white t-shirt and tan shorts.
The victim is at a local hospital where he remains in serious but stable condition.
The investigation is ongoing.