Missing hunter found in northern California

This story has been updated.

MCCLOUD, Calif. – A missing hunter was found in northern California

According to the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department, Jimmy Burris was reported missing early Monday morning after not returning home from his hunting trip.

The sheriff’s office launched a search effort to find the missing man in the McCloud area while a California Highway Patrol helicopter was dispatched to assist.

Just before 4:30 p.m., Sheriff Jon Lopey told NBC5 News Burris was found alive. He was spotted by the helicopter near his ’98 white Ford Ranger in a remote area outside of McCloud.

Sheriff Lopey said they’re working to get to Burris so he can be reunited with his family.

© 2023 KOBI-TV NBC5. All rights reserved unless otherwise stated.

Skip to content