RCMP in New Brunswick say a man was seriously injured Saturday after a being shot by another man while hunting.

Police say the man was shot by another hunter in his group around 2 p.m. in the Penobsquis area.

The Mounties say he was rushed to a hospital in Sussex and later transferred to a hospital in Saint John.

They say the man's injuries are serious, but not life-threatening.

Police are investigating the incident.