Man shot while walking near Central Park

CENTRAL PARK — A man was rushed to the hospital after being shot near Central Park Friday evening.

Police say the 30-year-old man was walking along West 103rd Street and Manhattan Avenue around 7 p.m. when he heard shots ring out.

He was shot once in his left ear as he ran to the area of West 97th Street and Central Park West.

The victim was transported to the hospital in unknown condition.