ELIZABETH CITY, N.C., (WVEC) -- Detectives are trying to figure out who shot a 27-year-old man in the back on Monday evening.

The shooting happened just before 8 p.m. on Raintree Run.

Police say the victim was taken by a friend to Sentara Albemarle Hospital, then flown out to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for further treatment.

There is no suspect information available.

The Elizabeth City Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this shooting to contact the Elizabeth City Police Department at (252) 335-4321 or the Elizabeth City Crime Line at (252) 335-5555.