LAPD Northeast Division's Gang Unit Detectives are investigating the shooting of a 16-year-old male near the 200 block of Ave. 55 on Tuesday at around 5:15 p.m.
According to LAPD Northesat Gang Unit Detective Rick Ortiz, the victim was struck in the leg by a bullet and transported to Huntington Memorial Hospital, where he is in stable condition.
Ortiz said detectives have yet to determine if the victim was in a gang, but do believe the suspects have gang ties.
According to the police department report, the victim was walking on Monte Vista Street between Aves. 55 and 56 when he was approached by four males in a gray vehicle.
One of the passengers in the car exited and began to pursue the victim on foot, the report states.
"The victim started to run. He made it to Ave. 55 where the guys in the vehicle caught up with him and began shooting."
Witnesses reported hearing five or six gunshots in the area, Ortiz said.
Ortiz said the suspects were believed to be males around 18-years-old.
No arrests have been made.