NOTE: The Post Independent is seeking an update on this story. Authorities offered no new information on Saturday.
Authorities are searching for a suspect in a shooting in a remote area north of New Castle that was reported around 1 p.m. Friday.
A woman was transported to Valley View Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds and has since been transferred to St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction.
She was alert but unable to give a description of the shooter, according to Walt Stowe, public information officer for the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department.
“At this point, we don’t know whether it was intentional or an accident,” said Stowe added.
No arrests had been made in the incident by Saturday morning.