A man who showed up uninvited to visit hex ex-girlfriend was shot in the face by another man wielding a pellet gun, authorities said. 

Lincoln police responded to the incident near N 11th and Knox shortly after 8 a.m. Friday morning.

Police said the 46-year-old man suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital. 

The man entered his ex-girlfriend's apartment and got into an altercation with the other man - who shot him in self-defense - police said. 

The 46-year-old man was cited for trespassing and disturbing the peace. His identity has not been released at this time.