ST. LOUIS – A juvenile has been rushed to a local hospital after being shot in a north St. Louis neighborhood on Thursday.

According to Evita Caldwell, a spokeswoman for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting happened Thursday afternoon near the intersection of Webster Avenue and Brantner Place, which is in the Jeff-Vander-Lou neighborhood.

Officers found the victim, a male, suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.