A 22-year-old man was shot inside a residence on Murray Street in the ByWard Market early Friday evening, police say.

Officers responded to a home in the 300 block of Murray Street just after 6:30 p.m.

The victim, who is known to police, was taken to hospital.

His injuries were not life threatening, police said.

No arrests had been made as of 8 p.m.

The guns and gangs unit is investigating.