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Man shot in leg outside Sacramento apartment complex

A 25-year-old man was shot in the leg by an unknown assailant outside of an Arden area apartment complex Sunday, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.

The victim and his sister were outside the complex on the 1800 block of Ethan Way Sunday afternoon when an unidentified man unexpectedly turned a corner and shot him in the leg. He was transported to an area hospital immediately and is said to have suffered non-life threatening injuries, said sheriff’s Sgt. Shaun Hampton.

The victim said he had never met or seen the shooter prior to the incident and wasn’t sure why he was shot, Hampton said.

Not suspect has been identified yet in the case, he said.

Brenna Lyles: 916-321-1083, @brennmlyles