A man was shot in the leg while walking down a street in Northwest Jacksonville early Thursday morning. The victim was taken to a local hospital and is expected to recover.

The shooting occurred shortly after midnight on Moncrief Road, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Ken Knight Drive at Moncrief Road was closed early Thursday morning during the investigation.

Police were searching for the person who pulled the trigger. A gray sedan was seen during the time of the shooting, according to JSO.

If you have any information, call the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.