ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WVEC) -- An Elizabeth City man is recovering after he was shot early Wednesday morning, police said.

Officers were called to the 1400 block of Walker Avenue just after 1 a.m. There they found a man with a gunshot wound to the lower thigh. The victim, 34-year-old Eric Spivey, was taken to Sentara Hospital in Elizabeth City, but later transferred to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No other information is available at this time.