Police are searching for suspects after a person was shot downtown Tuesday morning when two men forced their way into an apartment suite, officials say.

Police received the report of a shooting at 104 Avenue and 92 Street at 8:52 a.m.

A severely injured man was found at the scene and taken to hospital.

According to investigators, two men forced their way into a suite in the apartment building.

CTV News Edmonton saw one person taken into police custody in handcuffs at the address. Edmonton Police Service said it was still searching for suspects.

A community member called the neighbourhood "troubled," and said drugs, fighting and drinking are prevalent.

"It's an area that’s known for it when I moved here anyway. And that's what I see, day by day.”

This is a developing story; more information will be published as it becomes available.