(KMOV) -- A teenager was shot in a north St. Louis alley by two strangers Thursday night, according to police.
Officials say the 17-year-old victim was walking in an alley in the 1600 block of Semple around 10:00 p.m.
Two men allegedly approached the victim and started shooting, hitting him in the back.
Police found the victim a few streets away on Patton.
The teen was taken to an area hospital and is expected to be okay.
One of the suspects had a black t-shirt wrapped around his head.
The investigation is ongoing.