RCMP in Millbrook, N.S. are on the hunt for a man they believe shot another man at a gathering in the community early Wednesday morning.

Someone called police to a house around 2:40 a.m. Police found a 25year–old man shot, and a 19–year–​old man who had been peppersprayed. 

The shooting victim was taken to the East Hants Health Centre, then transported to the QEII hospital in Halifax where he was being treated Wednesday night. He's expected to recover from his injury.

The other victim was also treated at the East Hants Health Centre and was released.

Police won't say if alcohol is involved, but they say the victim and the suspects knew each other. Everyone involved was from Millbrook.