A man is accused of shooting his brother after tempers flared between the men at a Northwest Side apartment complex.

San Antonio police said the men began to argue for an unknown reason around 2:30 a.m. at the Hillstone Creek Apartments in the 7900 Pipers Creek Street.

The argument escalated and one of the brothers shot the other in the ankle. The victim was transported to University Hospital for treatment, but was expected to recover.

Police took the other brother into custody and charged him with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.