A man was hospitalized Saturday afternoon after he was shot during an argument with another man in Van Nuys, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The shooting happened around 3 p.m. on the 6800 block of Peach Avenue, said Officer Cruz.

The man who was shot, only described as being in his 40s, was in an argument with another man when that other man pulled out a gun and shot the victim before fleeing on foot, police said.

The man who was shot was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where he remains in stable condition.