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ST. LOUIS – A 16-year-old male was shot Friday while walking in an alley.

The shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. when police say the victim was walking when he heard gunshots, and then realized he had been struck by a bullet. He ran to the 3400 block of Oregon, where a homeowner called police.

The teen was taken to an area hospital for treatment. He's listed as stable.

Police say the investigation is ongoing. There's no word yet if there are any suspects.