Published: Sep 06, 2011 3:39 PM EDT

SOUTH PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives are investigating a shooting incident reported at 2:45 a.m. Tuesday morning.

The driver stopped his vehicle at U.S. 41 and Tuckers Grade and called CCSO to report a white Ford Crown Victoria started passing his Chevrolet Avalanche on southbound U.S. 41, and fired several shots into his vehicle.

The driver was shot in the leg and transported by Charlotte County Fire/EMS to Lee Memorial Hospital for treatment; his passenger was not injured. The drivers condition reportedly is not life threatening.

The investigation is ongoing and no other details are being released at this time. If anyone has information about this incident, please call the CCSO at 941-639-2101, or Crime Stoppers at 800-780-TIPS (8477).