State police say a man escaped serious injury when he was accidentally shot while hunting in Millstone.

The man was struck in the leg around 11:30 a.m. Saturday. He was being treated at a hospital, but his wounds were not considered life-threatening.

The shooting is under investigation by the state's Division of Fish and Wildlife.

Officials did not disclose the names of the shooter or the man who was wounded, but said they were hunting in different groups.

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