Calgary police are searching for a suspect in connection with a shooting that took place on Wednesday evening.

At about 7:30 p.m., police were called to the community of Westgate for reports of gunfire.

When they got there, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to hospital by EMS for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say a bloody boot and a towel was found at the scene.

Officers are canvassing the area, but have no suspects so far.