A security guard is in the hospital after he was shot in the leg while trying to break up a fight.

Police say a man shot that guard around 1 a.m. Sunday on Quail Creek, near Loop 410 between Starcrest and Perrin Beitel.

They say the guard attempted to break up a fight between the man and a woman, and got shot once in his leg.

The woman ran toward Perrin Beitel.

The suspect also ran.

The PD helicopter Eagle assisted in finding that suspect in an apartment complex.

The security guard was transported to SAMMC in undetermined condition.