VENTURA, Calif. -

Wednesday morning, Ventura police are looking for a man who shot a teenager.

The shooting took place shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday on the 500 block of Ventura Avenue.

The 17-year old victim told police he was shot following a confrontation with an unknown man.

Police search for shooter

Family members of the teen transported him to the hospital.  He is expected to survive his injuries.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Ventura Police Department at 805-339-4441.