A 23-year-old man was hospitalized after he was reportedly shot at least five times in an East Side neighborhood Wednesday night.

Shots were fired around 7 p.m. in the 800 block of South Mesquite Street.

Police said the shooting was not believed to be a random act of violence and the victim knew the suspect.

Investigators said they knew the suspect's name and were working on locating him late Wednesday night.

The victim was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center. His condition was unknown.