Waterloo police investigate Thursday morning shooting in Centreville area of Kitchener

Police tape is shown at the scene of a hydro vault fire in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Waterloo Regional Police are reporting that one man has been injured as a result of a shooting in the Centreville area of Kitchener.

Officers were dispatched to the area near the intersection of Weber Street and Kinzie Avenue at around 6:45 a.m. after the shooting had been reported, according to police.

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Global News has contacted police to learn more about where the shooting occurred.

When the officers arrived, police say they found a 65-year-old man from Kitchener suffering from a gunshot wound.

They say the man has been taken to an out-of-region hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The officers believe that it was a targeted shooting, according to police, who say there will be a heavy police presence in the area as a canvass is conducted.

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