WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Police say a 21-year-old man is hospitalized in critical condition following an early morning shooting In Worcester.

The investigation was sparked when a man showed up at a city emergency room with a gunshot wound at about 3 a.m. Friday.

Responding officers talked to the victim's friend at the hospital. The friend told police that the victim was shot as they sat in a car on Coral Street. The friend immediately drove the victim to the hospital.

Their vehicle was towed to police headquarters to be inspected.

No names were released and police did not disclose a motive. There was no word on arrests.

Police are asking anyone with information on the shooting to call them.