A man was hospitalized with gunshot wounds Wednesday afternoon, and police are asking for assistance in arresting whoever pulled the trigger.

According to the Berkshire Eagle, Adams police received a call about 3:45 p.m., reporting shots in the area of North Summer Street in Adams. Officers found the wounded victim, who was transported to Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield. According to police officials the victim, who has not been identified, underwent surgery and is expected to survive.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the shooting, or who may have information pertaining to the incident, to call the Adams Police Department at (413) 743-1212.

The investigation is being conducted by members of the Adams and North Adams police departments, the Berkshire County Sheriff's Office, state troopers assigned to the District Attorney's Office, members of the Berkshire Law Enforcement Task Force and the Massachusetts State Police Crime Scene Services and Ballistics Sections and chemists assigned to the crime lab.

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