A man has been shot near a Harvard University dormitory.

The man was wounded Monday outside an entrance to Kirkland House, one of a dozen dorms on the university's campus in the Boston suburb of Cambridge. He's hospitalized in stable condition.

Police say it's unclear if he's a student. House Master Tom Conley tells The Harvard Crimson student newspaper the man doesn't live in the undergraduate dorm.

A witness tells the Crimson the victim appeared to be "college-aged" and was bleeding but conscious.

Dorm administrators have e-mailed students about the shooting and asked them to cooperate with police. No arrest has been made.

Harvard says the shooting appears to be an "isolated" incident.