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Colorado Hunter In "Critical, But Stable" Condition

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Lincoln County Undersheriff, Brent Faulkner, says the man shot in a hunting accident Saturday, November 16 around the Libby Creek area is in critical, but stable, condition at Kalispell Regional Medical Center.

Authorities say a 60-year-old Colorado man was shot by another hunter in the leg.

The 48-year-old alleged shooter from Libby made the 911 call, applied first aid, and drove the man to meet up with an ambulance around Whiskey Hill, south of Libby.

Currently, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department, Montana FWP, and the US Forest Service are investigating.

"I don't know how long it's going to take. It's a matter of getting all the reports together and up to the county attorney for review," said Faulkner.

Faulkner says the names of the men will be released once the investigation is finished.

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