Teen shot in the leg in Columbus Square, police investigating

ST. LOUIS – A teenager is recovering at the hospital after being shot late Sunday afternoon in north St. Louis City.

According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting happened just after 6:45 p.m. near the intersection of North 10th Street and New Haven Court in the Columbus Square neighborhood.

The victim, a 16-year-old male, told police he was walking when he heard gunshots at the intersection and then immediately felt pain in his leg.

Anyone with information on the investigation is asked to call the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department at 314-444-2500. If you wish to remain anonymous or are interested in a cash reward, call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

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