The shooting happened around 2:40 p.m. in the 600 block of Watkins Street.
Police say they arrived to find a 26-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his chest.
Officers put him in the back of a police vehicle and rushed him to the hospital where he was listed in critical condition.
Investigators say a gun was recovered at the scene.
There was no word on any suspects or motive in this shooting.