Police are hunting for an attacker who shot a man in the leg as the victim stood in a Brisbane street.

A man has been shot in the leg as he stood on a Brisbane street.

Police have set up a crime scene on Ron Street at Camira after the man was shot just after 6pm (AEST) on Sunday.

The victim suffered a single gunshot wound to his leg and was taken to hospital in a stable condition.

Officers are still searching for the person responsible for the brazen attack.