Peel Regional Police badge. (The Canadian Press Images/Francis Vachon)

A man believed to be about 30 years old has been seriously injured after a shooting in Mississauga Tuesday evening, Peel paramedics say.

The incident occurred sometime before 6:00 p.m. near Dixie Road and Shawson Drive.

Police said that when officers arrived at the scene, they found a victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics say the victim had been shot in the arm and is in stable condition.

Roads in the area are closed while police investigate the incident.

- Dixie Rd / Shawson Dr #Mississauga
- 1 male has been shot
- Unknown extent of injuries
- #PRP on scene investigating
- C/R 6:08pm
- 19-0359765 pic.twitter.com/0y6CuzXPBl

— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPoliceMedia) October 1, 2019