MAYBELL, Colo. (CBS4) – An unidentified hunter was taken to a hospital Saturday following an accidental shooting.

The extent of the hunter’s injuries are not known at this time.

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Sgt. Courtland Folks of the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting was accidental. Details of the incident were not available, but the hunter was with a hunting partner and did not shoot himself, Folks said.

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The call for help came to Moffat County dispatch at 1:11 p.m. A Careflight medical helicopter flew the patient to a nearby hospital in unknown condition, Folks said.

The incident occurred on Cross Mountain.

The Colorado Parks & Wildlife and Craig Fire/Ambulance were also involved in the response.

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