Authorities are saying a man in Mobile was shot multiple times last night by an unknown assailant, but is expected to live.
According to the Mobile Police Department, officers responded to the 1200 block of Houston Street for a report of an assault around 10:45 p.m., Dec. 22.
There a gunshot victim told officers an unknown male subject armed with a weapon had shot him several times. The police have not indicated that the incident was a robbery and are currently investigating it as assault in the first degree.
The victim, whose name is not being released, was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
No description of the shooter has been released and no arrests have been made at this time.