A man was found on a roadway with serious injuries early Friday morning near north 28th Drive and Peoria Avenue in Phoenix. 

Police responded to reports of gunshots being fired at around 3:30 a.m. at the location, according to police spokesperson Sgt. Mercedes Fortune. 

Officers arrived on scene and found a man with serious injuries from a possible collision. 

However, officers did not find any evidence in the area around the man to indicate that a shooting had occurred, Fortune said. 

The man was taken to a hospital by Phoenix Fire Department personnel.

However, hospital staff found the man had several gunshot injuries once he was examined. The injuries were considered life-threatening, Fortune said. 

Police did not release the man’s name or any additional information. 

Anyone with information about the shooting can call Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151. To remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward, call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (480-948-6377) or for Spanish at 480-TESTIGO (480-837-8446). 

Reach breaking news reporter Amaris Encinas at [email protected] or on Twitter @amarisencinas.

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