VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- A man is in critical condition after being found shot multiple times Friday morning in Virginia Beach.

Authorities were called to the 500 block of Wharf Court at 2:13 a.m. for a report of a firearm violation and a gunshot victim.

When the shooting took place, police say multiple men were said to have fled the scene on foot and by car.

A man was found at the scene suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

Virginia Beach police are continuing to investigate the shooting.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.