American shot, injured while driving in Saudi Arabia

An American is in stable condition after unidentified assailants shot at him and another American driving in a car in eastern Saudi Arabia Friday.

The Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman told Fox News the shooting happened in the al-Ahsa province of eastern Saudi Arabia. The two were driving when they came under fire from another car.

The wounded man is believed to have been hit in the leg and hands and is in stable condition at a local hospital. The other victim was not injured.   

The Americans have not been identified.

There was no apparent motive for the shooting. Security officials are conducting an investigation.

Fox News’ Amy Kellogg and the Associated Press contributed to this report.