South St. Louis City (KMOV.com) -- A man walking down an alley was shot in the leg Thursday evening after he was approached by two men.
Police say the 27-year-old victim was walking at the 3000 block of Louisiana around 8 Thursday night when he was confronted by two men that announced a robbery. One of the suspects showed a gun. The victim then ran from the men.
The man told police he heard one gunshot then realized he was hit in the lower leg. He was taken to an area hospital where he is stable.
The suspects were described to police as two black males in their late teens or early 20's.
The investigation is ongoing.