Killeen police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Botanical Drive early Sunday morning. 

Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 2300 block of Botanical at 5:21 a.m. and spoke to several witnesses, but were unable to locate a victim. At 5:36 a.m., officers were notified that a 28-year-old man was dropped off at Metroplex Hospital with a gunshot wound. The patient was transferred to Baylor Scott & White Hospital in stable condition.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the patient was shot on Botanical Drive. His name has been withheld due to the ongoing investigation.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. Information can also be sent via text along with the word BELLCO to 274637. All information is anonymous and confidential, and tips leading to an arrest could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.