It happened around 5:15 a.m. near the 300 block of North Fisher Street, near Pender Street, which is not far from Saint Augustine's University.
A man was reportedly sitting on the porch of a home when he was shot in the back. The father of the victim told ABC11 that his son, 28-year-old Tuyquan General, is now paralyzed from the waist on down.
Authorities are currently searching for two suspects in connection with the incident.
Descriptions of the suspects and further details about the shooting have not been released at this time.