One man was found shot in an apartment in downtown Lowell Friday and another man was arrested, according to the city’s police department.
The victim was flown to a Boston hospital for treatment. His condition was not known Friday evening.
Officers responded around noon to a report of shots fired in the area of 200 Market St., police said in statement.
The address is for a large apartment building.
The man was found suffering from a gunshot wound to his back, and police rendered emergency aid. He was later flown to a Boston hospital, according to the statement.
Lowell police did not immediately return a request for additional information from the Globe Friday evening.
In a statement, police said officers obtained a description of the suspect, which matched that of a man seen running away from the scene.
The man, whose identity was not immediately released, was allegedly carrying a silver handgun, according to police.
The suspect was arrested on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and several outstanding warrants, the statement said.
A preliminary investigation shows the shooting was an isolated incident.
Anyone with information is asked to call Lowell police at 978-937-3200.