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Man wounded Thursday in south Sacramento shooting; police search for suspect

Police continued searching Thursday for a man suspected in a south Sacramento shooting that left one person injured.

Just before 10 a.m., a vehicle carrying three people was struck by gunfire multiple times near the intersection of Franklin Boulevard and Armadale Way.

“The gunfire came from a subject on foot,” said Sgt. Doug Morse, a Sacramento police spokesman.

The car occupants fled, Morse said. When officers arrived, they found one gunshot victim, who had injuries to his lower back that weren’t life-threatening. Police Thursday were looking for the other car occupants.

Police described the suspect as an adult who was wearing a black sweatshirt with red-colored writing.

The incident resulted in a brief lockdown at nearby Samuel Jackman Middle School.

Call The Bee’s Richard Chang at (916) 321-1018. Follow him on Twitter @RichardYChang.