VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Police are searching for the person who shot a man in Virginia Beach Thursday evening.

Police were in the 5800 block of Newtown Arch shortly after 11 p.m. when they heard gunfire in the area. Officers located a man nearby, suffering from a gunshot wound. The officers applied a tournequet to the victim to help stop the bleeding.

He was taken to a local hospital. The extent of his injuries are not known, and no suspects have been identified at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or by texting “VBTIP” and the information to CRIMES (274637). Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.