06/12/2012 11:06 EDT | Updated 08/12/2012 05:12 EDT

Man shot outside north end restaurant

Police are investigating after a 31-year-old man was shot as many as 10 times outside a restaurant near Jane Street and Wilson Avenue.

The victim was confronted by another man in the parking lot of the Frontline Sugar Restaurant,at 1906 Wilson Avenue, just after 10 p.m.

The man was rushed to hospital and is reported to be in stable condition.

Police say "the suspect shot the man several times."

Police say their investigation is in the early stages but have described the suspect as black 24-25, wearing a grey T-shirt and Capri jeans. They have not released the name of the victim.