Published: Apr 17, 2013 10:55 AM EDT
Updated: Apr 17, 2013 11:25 AM EDT

NORTH PORT, Fla.- The North Port Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened around 4:30 a.m. on the 6600-block of Harmony Road. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the chest and was flown via Bayflight to Blake Hospital in Bradenton.

It was reported that he is in stable condition.

The suspect, who is still unknown, fled the area.

The investigation continues.