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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers are looking for the person who shot a man in west Charlotte Thursday evening.

Police were called to the 2100 block of Weyland Avenue, off of Wilkinson Boulevard, just before 8 p.m. where they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.

Police described his injuries as serious but not life-threatening and he was taken to Carolinas Medical Center.

Officers are actively searching the area for the shooter.

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