CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A 27-year-old man was hospitalized after police say he was shot inside a north Charlotte restaurant Thursday night. 

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, officers responded to a reported shooting at the Longhorn Steakhouse in the 8100 block of Old Mallard Creek Road around 9 p.m. Investigators say the victim told police on the scene that he was assaulted by an unknown person and suffered multiple gunshot wounds during the attack. 

CMPD says a large, white gold chain with a praying hands charm and pinky ring attached were stolen from the victim. 

No word on what caused the shooting to take place.