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GARFIELD (KDKA) — Police say a male was transported to Children’s Hospital after he was shot in the chest in Garfield on Thursday afternoon.

The shooting happened around 4:20 p.m. in the area of N. Aiken Avenue and Mossfield Street.

A male victim was taken to Children’s Hospital by private means with a gunshot wound to the side of his chest.

According to police, the victim was in “guarded condition,” which is considered to be one step below critical condition.

Police say a male was seen running from the scene, but no description of a possible shooter is available.

The investigation is ongoing.

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