The shooting was reported around 6:30 Thursday morning in the area of Allengrove and Horrocks Streets.
Police arrived on the scene to find a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the thigh.
Medics then transported the victim to the hospital where he was last reported to be in stable condition.
Police are looking for a male suspect seen fleeing in a black mask and blue shirt.
There is no word on a motive for the incident.