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California Police Hunt Suspect After Search Volunteer Shot in Nevada County

NBC News reports the volunteer was shot in the hip while searching for a 75-year-old hiker in Nevada County, around 65 miles northeast of Sacramento

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    California Police Hunt Suspect After Search Volunteer Shot in Nevada County
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    The approximate location where the search-and-rescue volunteer was shot in the hip in Nevada County, California, on Tuesday.

    SWAT teams were scouring a remote canyon in northern California early Wednesday after a search-and-rescue volunteer was shot while looking for a missing hiker, officials said.

    NBC News reports the volunteer was shot in the hip while searching for a 75-year-old hiker in Nevada County, around 65 miles northeast of Sacramento.

    The victim was airlifted to the hospital, Sgt. Bob Jakobs of Nevada County Sheriff's Office said.  The patient's condition was not immediately clear and police did not release the victim's identity.

    The Nevada County Sheriff's Office has been searching for the missing hiker for the past five days, Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal told NBC station KCRA.  

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