Early this morning, just before 12:30am, the Alaska State Troopers responded to Industrial Avenue, in Nikiski for a report of a male victim with a gunshot wound to the leg.
Trooper investigation revealed that a 26-year-old man had been shot in the leg while riding in the back bed of a truck down Industrial Avenue in Nikiski.
The victim was transported to the Central Peninsula Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
State Troopers have developed several leads and are continuing the investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Alaska State Troopers in Soldotna at (907) 260-2702 or Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 478-4258.