ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 17-year-old suspect is recovering after being shot by St. Louis police.

KTVI-TV ( ) reports that the shooting happened Wednesday night after police received a report about a drug deal in progress.

Officers spotted two people in a car. One of the men got out. Police say he showed a gun, and an officer shot him in the leg. He was still able to run to a nearby home, where he was taken into custody, then taken to a hospital.

Details of the injury were not immediately available but police say he will survive. Officers have not said if any guns or drugs were found.


Information from: KTVI-TV,