A man was sent to hospital with gunshot wounds after a confrontation with three men around Eau Claire market Sunday night.


At around 11 p.m., three men had a confrontation near the river around Eau Claire market when one of the men pulled out a gun and shot the victim in the lower back.


The victim was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries while the other two men fled the scene towards the river prompting a police chase.


Police are saying that the shooting wasn’t random and the victims are known to one another.


Although police are releasing few details, they say they have a good description of the men. Both men are in their 20s and both were wearing dark clothing at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 266-1234 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).