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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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    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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    "She was really small when I rescued her," said Joanne Lefson, who manages the South African Farm Sanctuary, a haven for rescued farm animals where the pig now lives. "She's very smart and intelligent so I placed a few balls and some paintbrushes and things in her pen, and it wasn't long before I discovered that she really liked the bristles and the paintbrush...She just really took a knack for it."

    Funds from the art sales go towards the sanctuary.

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