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ST. LOUIS(KSDK) - A teenage boy was injured late Tuesday night after suffering a gun shot wound to the leg.

Police were called to the scene in the 1900 block of Hodiamont just after 11:00 p.m. Tuesday and found the injured youth who was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Preliminary investigation indicated the 16 year old was part ofa group of young people sitting on the stairway of an apartment building when the bullets began to fly.

Witnesses say two young men who were standing near the corner of Hodiamont and Wabada were responsible for the gunfire.

Those two were gone though when police arrived. No names released and the investigation continues.