(KMOV) -- A 20-year-old man is recovering after being shot in the leg.
It happened around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday in south St. Louis.
The victim was shot on California near the Pestalozzi intersection.
He told St. Louis police that he and a friend were walking down the street when someone came out of an alley and started shooting.
The victim was shot once in the calf and is expected to be okay. His friend was not injured.
The suspect reportedly ran away through the alley. He is described as a black man around 5’7” wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and a black scarf around the lower portion of his face.
Anyone with information in this case is asked to call St. Louis police.