MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Sheriffs say a motorcyclist was shot in Carver County Tuesday night, Chief Kamerud with the Carver County Sheriff’s Office said. The 40-year-old motorcyclist from Minneapolis was struck by a stray bullet likely from a nearby shooting range during a target practice.

The office says a short time later, the man was able to stop his motorcycle. He was traveling southwest on County Road 40 near Homestead Road.

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The motorcyclist was taken to a local hospital where his condition is currently unknown. Kamerund says no charges are pending and an investigation has begun.

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The office reminds people to be aware of their target and what is beyond it when practicing with a firearm of other weapon.

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