South St. Louis, Mo (KSDK) - A teen was shot after being forced to give up his cellphone and money.
In an alley at the 3400 block of Itaska in south St. Louis around 8:30 p.m. police say the suspect approached the 17-year-old victim and ordered him to give up everything and walk away.
After the victim handed over his cellphone and $30 he walked away. The suspect then shot the teen in the left leg. The victim is in the hospital in stable condition.
The suspect is identified as a man in his thirties. Approximately 6 feet tall and weighs about 220 pounds. The man was wearing jeans but did not have a shirt and was bald.