Detectives are collecting evidence as they investigate a shooting on Youngstown's West Side.

Police were called to the 800 block of Steel Street just after 2 a.m. Wednesday where they found 58-year-old James Thorpe on the living room couch of his home.

Thorpe was taken to Mercy Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound.  He underwent surgery. According to police he remains hospitalized.

Police are still trying to learn the circumstances of the shooting.