WACO, Texas — A male was taken to the hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound to the leg Wednesday, Waco police said.

The Waco Police Department said officers were responding to a shooting in the 5500 block of Tennyson around 11 a.m. when they found a male suffering from a gunshot wound.

Early in the investigation, WPD officials said it was believed the person may have shot himself, but the circumstances surrounding the shooting were "very questionable."

WPD said the person was taken to a local hospital for treatment and the public was not in danger from the incident. 

The investigation is ongoing.