Framingham police investigated a shooting at the 500 block of Central Street Tuesday night, an official said.

The shooting victim suffered non-life threatening injuries, Lieutenant Patricia Grigas, a department spokeswoman, said in an e-mail.

The victim was taken to a hospital and was alert and speaking with detectives Tuesday night.

Police believe the shooting was not a random act, and no one was in custody as of 10:45 p.m.

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