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.

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Anna Weeks is the anchor of NBC5 News at 5 and 11 and Your Place @7 with Anna Weeks. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Oregon State University with a degree in Digital Communication Arts and a minor in writing. Previously, she interned with the National Association of Broadcasters at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. Originally from the Portland area, Anna loves exploring Southern Oregon. In her free time, she enjoys reading, running, and watching sports.
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