The Carroll County Sheriff's Office is investigating a "domestic-related shooting" in the 600 block of Sullivan Road in Westminster, according to Col. Phil Kasten.

According to police, a man was shot in the stomach, but was "alert and conscious" when deputies arrived.

Kasten said a person of interest has been taken into custody and the victim has been flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Deputies are working with investigators to gather evidence and reconstruct the events leading to the shooting, according to a Sheriff's Office news release.

The incident was reported about 11:30 a.m. Thursday, according to police.