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A 28-year-old local from the resort town of Ocean City, Maryland, was injured Monday morning in a shooting along the boardwalk, police say.
The gunfire erupted in the area of N. Division St and Atlantic Ave around 2:30 a.m., according to the Ocean City Police Department.
“The preliminary investigation indicates the shooting occurred after a brief altercation,” police said. “There is no threat to the public at this time.”
“This is an active and ongoing investigation,” police added.
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Investigators identified the victim as a 28-year-old male from Ocean City.
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He was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
It was not immediately clear what sparked the altercation that led to the shooting.
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The Ocean City Police Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Fox News Digital.