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DeKalb man shot in backyard of his Flakes Mill Rd. home

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -

A DeKalb County man is recovering Tuesday after someone shot him in the leg while he was in his backyard, DeKalb police said.

Authorities say the victim was in the rear of his home in the 3900 block of Flakes Mill Road. About 10 p.m., someone fired a gun from a nearby wood line and struck the victim. He suffered a non-life threatening injury and was taken to a local hospital for medical attention

Police have not released the victim's name.

It's not certain if the victim was the shooter's intended target. Police have not confirmed a motive for the shooting or released any information about the person who fired the gun.

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