NORTHVIEW HEIGHTS (KDKA) — Police have arrested and charged two suspects in connection with a shooting in Northview Heights on Thursday afternoon.

It happened around 5:20 p.m. in the 500-block of Mt. Pleasant Road.

Officers were sent to the scene for a report that a male victim had been shot in the calf. Police say the victim was transported to Allegheny General Hospital in stable condition.

According to police, 20-year-old Khramm Jenkins of Homestead and 20-year-old Richard Taylor of Forest Hills have been charged in connection with the incident.

Investigators say detectives investigating at the scene spotted Jenkins and Taylor walking behind a building on Hazlett Street. Both took off and a foot chase ensued.

Detectives took Jenkins into custody on Penfort Street and say they found a gun, which turned out to be stolen.

Khramm Jenkins (Source: Pittsburgh Police)

Khramm Jenkins (Source: Pittsburgh Police)

Taylor was taken into custody in a nearby wooded area. Police say he was in possession of heroin, marijuana and a black ski mask.

Richard Taylor (Source: Pittsburgh Police)

Richard Taylor (Source: Pittsburgh Police)

Both are facing charges of aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person, firearms not to be carried without a license, escape. Taylor is also facing drug charges.

The investigation is ongoing.

Join The Conversation On The KDKA Facebook Page
Stay Up To Date, Follow KDKA On Twitter

More From CBS Pittsburgh

Get The All New CBS Local App
KDKA Weather App

Watch & Listen LIVE