CARVER, Minn. -- A motorcyclist from Minneapolis was hit by a stray bullet from a target shooter while riding Tuesday evening, June 25, in Carver, according the Carver County sheriff’s office.
Dispatchers received a 911 call reporting the shooting at 6:13 p.m.
The 40-year-old man was riding south on County Road 40 when he was hit in the chest with a bullet that came from a property on Homestead Road. He was able to slow down and stop, officials said, and emergency services transported him to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.
Officials said the bullet was fired by a group of individuals who were target shooting. They were aiming at a target toward County Road 40, and one struck the victim.
The victim was in stable condition Wednesday. The investigation was continuing.