(KMOV)-- Police searching for suspects after shooting in north St. Louis.
This happened around 10:55 p.m. Wednesday at 13 Street and Montgomery.
The 17-year-old victim and a relative told police they were outside when the suspect vehicle approached and the suspects exchanged words with the victim and his relative.
The victim and his relative state they eventually heard the suspects make threatening statements so they began to run away. They state they heard the gunshots as they were running.
The victim told police he believes the suspects drove north on 13th and left the scene. The victim said once he was out of sight of the suspects he realized he was shot in the thigh.
The victim was taken to the hospital for a gunshot wound to the leg and doctors indicated he was
The suspect vehicle was described as a dark blue four-door Pontiac Grand Am.
The investigation is ongoing.