(KMOV)-- Police are investigating after a man was shot in north St. Louis.
The 23-year-old victim stated he was walking northbound on Whittier when he heard gun shots and was shot in the back. The victim said he thought the shots came from an alley in the 4100 block of St. Louis from a suspect he described only as a black male wearing a striped shirt.
The victim was taken to an area hospital and listed in stable condition.
The investigation is ongoing.