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MAURICE RIVER TOWNSHIP — A hunter was shot Thursday in an area near Estell Manor and Hunters Mill roads, State Police said.

The hunter, whose name had not been released, was being airlifted to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, Lt. Brian Polite said.

“We are there on scene assisting” the state Fish and Wildlife Bureau of Law Enforcement’s investigation, said Polite, of the State Police Public Information Bureau.

State Department of Environmental Protection spokesman Larry Hajna said conservation officers typically investigate hunting accidents.

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