A 27-year-old man was shot in a stopped car in Boyle Heights Saturday and taken to a hospital.

The shooting was reported at 2:50 p.m. at Eighth Street and Evergreen Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center.

A male gunman walked up to the man and fired a gun at him, then fled in a car, police said. It was unclear if the victim’s car was parked or stopped on the roadway.

The victim was taken to a hospital by paramedics where he had stable vital signs, police said.

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