ST. LOUIS ( – A teen was shot in the leg south of downtown St. Louis overnight.

The 13-year-old was shot shortly before 2 a.m. Tuesday near Tucker and Park.

According to police, the teen was walking with friends with three suspects approached him and they got into an altercation. During the altercation, one of the suspects reportedly pulled out a gun and opened fire.

The boy was taken to the hospital and listed in stable condition. 

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