ELYRIA -- A 20-year-old man has been taken to Metro after being shot while outside an Elyria motel.

According to police, the victim was with three other men at the Super 8 on Lorain Boulevard.

The men told police they sitting in a vehicle outside the room they had rented talking to women in a van. The men said another vehicle pulled up next to theirs and the people inside got out of the vehicle and began shooting into the car.

The 20-year-old victim suffered a gunshot wound to the side of his head, behind his ear.

Six bullet holes were found in the vehicle the men were sitting inside.

Police are still investigating.