A shooting occurred in Lubbock early Tuesday morning in the 6500 block of Avenue Q.

According to KAMC News, multiple shots were fired at around 12:20 a.m.

Allegedly, 3 men forced their way into the 79-year-old victim's home and began shooting. The victim was struck, but he was able to grab a firearm fire back multiple times. It was then when the suspects ran from the house.

Officers located the victim with gunshot wounds and he was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

No other injuries were reported, and the shooting remains under investigation.