A Chattanooga man was shot early Thursday morning, according to police.

The 31-year-old man told police he was in the area of 13th or 14th Ave when he heard gunshots behind him about 2:00am, and realized he had been shot. The man was taken to a local hospital by a private vehicle.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525 or submit a tip via the CPD Mobile App. You can remain anonymous.