U.S. Coast Guard officials transported a hunter suffering from a gunshot wound to an Anchorage hospital after a good Samaritan boater found him near Seward.


The 50-year-old hunter was found onshore at Montague Island by a passing boater, who notified Coast Guard personnel around 1:31 p.m. A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter out of Kodiak was dispatched to the scene and arrived around 3:50 p.m., according to Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker.


Parker said the hunter had a shoulder wound and was in “stable condition.”


Alaska State Troopers have taken over the investigation into the shooting.


This is a developing story, please check back for updates.


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