The man told officers he was outside a home on New Castle Road when he was shot.
The man, whose name is not being released at this time, was transported to Duke Hospital for treatment with non life threatening injuries.
The incident is under investigation.
Investigators say they do not have any motive or suspect in custody at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator A. C. Rogers at 560-4935, ext. 29416, or CrimeStoppers at 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.