Local authorities say they are searching for the person who shot a man Monday night in Acres Homes.

The victim, 31-year-old Joseph Hardiman, was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition, according to the Houston Police Department.

HPD said Hardiman was walking eastbound at 2200 Dolly Wright St. when someone began shooting at him, striking him in the torso as Hardiman returned fire. The suspect then fled the scene in an unknown vehicle, according to police.

Anyone with information in the incident is asked to contact HPD’s Major Assaults & Family Violence division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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