Police are investigating after a man was shot in south Cheyenne Wednesday evening.

Public Information Officer Alex Farkas says officers were called to a report of an assault with a firearm near the 500 block of W. 11th Street around 5:30 p.m. and arrived to find a 29-year-old Cheyenne man with a gunshot wound.

The man was taken to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center and is currently listed in stable condition.

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"The preliminary investigation shows that a physical altercation involving a firearm occurred outside of the victim’s residence," Farkas said in a news release. "A male suspect shot the victim and fled the scene before officers arrived."

"Detectives believe this to be an isolated incident and have identified a person of interest," she added.

Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call Detective Baca at (307) 633-6617.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers Silent Witness at (307) 638-TIPS or by visiting silentwitnesslaramiecounty.com.

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