A 22-year-old man is in hospital today after what police are calling an incident involving a firearm on Rateau Street in Sydney Mines late Saturday night. 

Cape Breton Regional Police have released few details about the incident. They say the 22-year-old suffered non-life threatening injuries.

They say investigators are still trying to piece together exactly what happened. Members of the forensic identification unit, major crime unit, and K9 division are assisting. 

They will not say if they are looking for a suspect.   

The Cape Breton Regional Police expect to release more details on this incident later on Sunday.