A man has been taken to hospital with gunshot wounds after an incident in Adelaide’s western suburbs.

Police earlier cordoned off Owen Street in Woodville North, after receiving reports of a gun being fired about 12:30pm.

A short time later, a 45-year-old man presented at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with gunshot wounds to his legs.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening and he has since been transferred to the Royal Adelaide Hospital in a stable condition.

Police earlier said they were searching for a shooter and have urged members of the public to stay away from the area.

STAR Group officers and police dogs have been called in to assist Western District detectives.

Officers are speaking to residents and police have asked anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.