At around 8:47pm police were called to an firearms incident on Furrow Drive which is just a stones throw from the Westwood Park Community Primary School off Parrin Lane in Winton.
Police say that two people walked into a residence on the street and shot a man in his 20's with a handgun.
The man was taken to hospital for treatment via ambulance and fortunately his injuries are thought to be non life threatening.
A witness described hearing a loud bang whereupon not long after police swarmed the area, the street was quickly taped off as forensics officers investigated the scene, the cordon remains in place this morning.
A spokesperson for GMP said:
"It was reported yesterday at 8.47pm as a firearms discharge.
"Two unknown persons entered an address and shot a man with a handgun.
"The man was taken to hospital where he remains.
"His injuries not life-threatening. A scene has been secured."
Anyone with further information can contact GMP on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.