THE BRONX - Police are on the hunt for three suspects who they say stole a man's iPhone and then shot him in the leg.

The 35-year-old victim was on the Bx6 bus near Hunts Point and Lafayette avenues when a Hispanic man and two black men approached him and snatched his phone, according to cops.

Authorities say the man was shot after following the group off the bus, trying to get his cell back.