Boater shot while on Delaware River

May 6, 2011 2:03:52 PM PDT
Police say a boater was shot while on the Delaware River on Friday afternoon by Delaware City.

It happened around 1:05 p.m.

The boater was about 40 yards off shore when a bullet hit that person in the upper arm.

The boater, who has not yet been identified, was taken to Christiana Hospital for treatment.

Police were checking firing ranges along Route 9 as a possible source of the gunshot.