Niagara Regional Police are investigating a shooting that has left a man in hospital.
Police and paramedics were called to the area of Haight Street and Disher Street in St. Catharines, Ont., Friday for a reported break and enter.
Officers were told that an unknown man was trying to break into a residence in the area.
But as they investigated, police learned the man was seeking shelter as he had gunshot wounds and asked the homeowner to call 911.
The 45-year-old victim was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police say there is no threat to the public as detectives believe the shooting was a targeted incident.