November 20th, 2010
04:11 AM ET

Park ranger in critical condition after Utah shooting

A search is under way for a shooter who critically wounded a park ranger in Utah, authorities said early Saturday.

The ranger was shot multiple times Friday night when he was on patrol on the Poison Spider trail area near the city of Moab, according to the Grand County Sheriff's Department.

The shooting occurred after the man confronted the ranger in the parking lot, according to CNN affiliate KSL. He shot the ranger three times: once in the arm, leg and abdomen, according to the affiliate.

The ranger was airlifted to hospital, where he was conscious and talking to officers, the affiliate said.

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  1. pw

    Utah the land of right wing nutjobs and racist mormons

    November 21, 2010 at 4:10 pm | Report abuse |
  2. really?

    Re: post by The POTUS "I bet Obama is happy…he hates cops, especially white ones"

    Really Potus?- can you for once see through your white pointed hood to see reality? Only you can turn a sad situation into an opportunity to rant out your racist views.

    November 21, 2010 at 10:18 pm | Report abuse |
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