Battle Creek Police responded to the neighborhood of Walter and Buckeye, around 5:15 PM Thursday afternoon, to a report of a shooting. Upon arrival they learned that a 28 year-old man had been transported to Bronson Battle Creek Hospital in a private car.

Numerous people had been present when the shooting occurred but had left the scene before police arrived. The remaining witnesses refused to talk to authorities.

The victim was reported to have been shot in the leg and had non-life threatening injuries and the investigation continues.