A man was shot this afternoon in front of a fast-food restaurant Wednesday afternoon and police were searching the area for the gunman.

The shooting happened about 5 p.m. on North Oracle Road just north of West Prince Road. The victim was reportedly shot near the Eegee's in the 3800 block of North Oracle Road.

Details of the shooting were not available, but police had closed the northbound lanes of Oracle in the area and traffic could be backed up in the area.

Senior Editor, News, Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, Az.