CLEVELAND -- Police are investigating after a 34-year-old man was shot in the face early Friday morning while walking home from work.

Authorities say it happened in the area of Waterloo and Calcutta at approximately 1 a.m.

The victim, who was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center, told investigators he heard three to five gunshots before he was struck. He also said that he did not see anybody in the area at the time.

At this point, the victim's identity was not released.

Anybody with information is asked to call police at 216-623-5518.

No further details are available.