Codiac RCMP investigating report of a shot fired

The Codiac Regional RCMP say they are conducting an investigation in the area of Highlandview Road in Moncton.

Police say they received a 911 call around 7:30 this morning from a resident who reported hearing what they thought sounded like a gunshot.

The RCMP say they were notified a short time later about a man, believed to be in his late 30s or early 40s, who was at the hospital to be treated for an injury to his leg.

Police say they are investigating to determine if the two are connected.

RCMP say witnesses in the Highlandview Road area reported seeing a dark-coloured Jeep leaving the area shortly before police arrived.

Police are asking anyone with information about the Jeep or this incident is asked to contact the Codiac Regional RCMP or Crime Stoppers.