COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Police are investigating a shooting near downtown, Friday night.  

According to Columbus police, just after 5:30 p.m., a shooting was reported in the area of W. Broad Street and N. Gift Street.  

Police say one person was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

It was later learned that the victim had been in a verbal altercation with an unknown individual when a single gunshot was fired and struck the victim, according to police.

The shooting remains under investigation.