NIAGARA FALLS – A city man was conscious and alert after being shot in the right side of the chest Sunday, but was unable to offer any descriptive information to police officers.

The victim said a door was kicked in while he was playing video games at his girlfriend’s house in the 3200 block of Ninth Street just before 4 a.m.

He said he got up to investigate and was shot in the chest.

The victim told police he had no description of the shooter. Police examining the door found no signs of damage.

Officers said the man’s girlfriend told them she was awakened by the loud boom, but did not see anyone fleeing.

The injured man was treated in Erie County Medical Center for treatment of the gunshot wound.