LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A woman has been hospitalized following a shooting in the Phoenix Hill neighborhood Tuesday evening.

Police were dispatched to the 800 block of East Chestnut Street just after 8 p.m.

According to a preliminary investigation, the suspect was involved in some type of verbal altercation when the victim attempted to intervene and was shot.

She was transported to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect, a black male, fled the scene.

LMPD says the investigation is ongoing.