SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Police were investigating a double shooting in South Los Angeles Tuesday that left an 18-year-old male injured.

According to police, the shooting happened just after 4:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of East 41st Place.

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The teen victim was struck in the hip by a bullet and was taken to the hospital where he was listed in stable condition.

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It was initially reported by police that a second person had been shot, but the report turned out to be unfounded.

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Police later said the shooting appeared to be gang related and that the suspected shooter fled the scene in a white Ford Fusion.