Hunter Shoots Mountain Biker In Hopkinton Park

Nov 22, 2017

Elm Brook park is a mixed-use recreation area in Hopkinton

A 27-year-old Hopkinton woman was shot by a hunter in Elm Brook park, according to N.H. Fish and Game officials.

The shooting happened at approximately 4:20 pm Tuesday while the woman was mountain biking on an Army Corps of Engineers access road in a wooded area of the park.

The victim received non-life threatening injuries and was treated and released from Concord Hospital.

Scroll down to read the full statement from N.H. Fish and Game.

According to Fish and Game, the shooter told conservation officers he was aiming at a deer and didn't see the cyclist in the background. The investigation is ongoing. It has not yet been decided whether the hunter will be charged.

Read the full statement on the shooting from N.H. Fish and Game: