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Hunter in stable condition after Chautauqua County shooting

FALCONER – A young hunter shot in the shoulder on Friday morning is listed in stable condition in Women & Children’s Hospital, Town of Ellicott police said Monday.

The shooting happened at about 8:30 a.m. Friday in a wooded area off East Elmwood Avenue, authorities said.

The victim, whose age was not released, was shot in the shoulder area while hunting with two others. Police responded following a 911 call.

Authorities said the investigation is continuing.