RCMP say a man was seriously injured in a hunting accident south of Calgary on Tuesday.

Emergency crews were called to a rural area near Dunbow Road and 80 Street (Range Road 290), about 10 kilometres south of Calgary, just after 9 a.m.

According to EMS, paramedics had to hike through thick brush to find the patient.

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The victim was treated at the scene and then transported to the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary by STARS Air Ambulance.

EMS said the victim suffered life-threatening injuries.

RCMP confirmed the victim suffered a gunshot wound.


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