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Woman shot multiple times near New Castle

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.

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The Post Independent Updated Jul 13, 2014 06:30AM Published Jul 14, 2014 06:37AM Copyright 2014 The Post Independent. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.