A man is in the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds after being attacked early Tuesday morning in Temple.

Police responded to a report of an injured man in the 700 block of South 51st Street shortly before 1:30 a.m. When they arrived, they found a victim suffering from several gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the shooting occurred at 51st St. and General Bruce Dr., as evidenced by shell casings found at the scene and reports of gunfire by residents.

Police have not yet released any information about a suspect. Detectives with the Temple Police Department’s General Investigations Unit are handling the investigation, and are attempting to determine the events that led to the shooting. They're asking anyone with information to call the Temple Police Department at 254-298-5500 or Bell County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous.

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