SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Sacramento Police said they are investigating a shooting that happened Monday evening. 

According to police, the shooting happened on Gateway Oaks Drive, near El Camino Avenue. Police said officers were initially responding to a report of a shooting on Weald Way, near Gateway Oaks Drive, just before 7 p.m.

Once they arrived at the scene, officers said they found a man lying in the middle of the street. According to police, the victim had been shot in his lower back. 

He was taken to a hospital.

The shooting is now under investigation.