CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Police in Cape Girardeau responded to reports of a shooting near the 500 block of Ellis Street at around 1:27 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17.
Police say the victim was shot through the upper leg near the 500 block of Ellis Street.
The 19-year-old victim then ran one block over to a home on South Sprigg Street, where police found him and loaded him into an ambulance. He was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
According to police, the victim said he was in the 500 block of Ellis Street when he heard gunshots and was struck in the leg. He said he then went to his friend's house on South Sprigg St. where police found him.
The victim said he was unable to provide any suspect information and just heard the shots.
No suspects have been taken into custody at this time.
If anyone has any information, they can contact the police department anonymously at 573-339-6313 or on an anonymous tip app, Tip 411.