A 40 year-old man was visiting a friend in West Akron overnight, heard gunshots and realized he had been struck in the stomach, Akron police said.

The man told officers he was sitting on the porch of a friend’s house on Nome Avenue in West Akron when the incident happened early Friday — just after midnight, police said.

A relative drove the man to Cleveland Clinic Akron General’s emergency room, where he was interviewed by officers.

The man, who was expected to survive, couldn’t describe the shooter, but said the suspect might have been driving a blue Nissan Altima.

Police asked anyone with information about the shooting to call them at 330-375-2552.