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Shooting in south Modesto wounds one person

A male was shot in the leg Wednesday afternoon in south Modesto in what appeared to be a gang-related shooting, according to Modesto police.

The victim was taken by ambulance to a hospital, and his injuries appeared to be nonlife-threatening, police said. The victim's age and city of residence were not available.

The shooting occurred about 5:30 p.m. near Lassen Avenue and Dallas Street. Modesto police responded to the shooting and found the injured male in the 2300 block of Cyrus Hall Drive, just a few blocks southeast of the shooting.

Police described the suspect vehicle as a white early '90s Honda.

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