Armed Crime Squad detectives are investigating after a man sustained a gunshot wound in Altona Meadows overnight.
Investigators have been told that the man, aged in his 20s, was shot on Oakdene Grove around 12.30am.
He managed to make his way to a near-by fast-food restaurant where emergency services were contacted.
One resident on Oakdene Grove said that she had heard gunshots and then a vehicle speeding off from the scene.
The victim was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au