A woman with a gunshot wound to the head was airlifted to the trauma unit at Rhode Island Hospital after she was found unconscious along the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne on Thursday evening.

Massachusetts State Police, Bourne Police and Bourne Fire/Rescue responded to the area near the Sagamore Bridge after a call went out at around 5:10 p.m. The victim, who had life-threatening injuries, was rushed to a nearby school where she was transferred to a MedFlight helicopter, according to the Cape Cod Times.

Bourne Police posted an update on the department's Facebook page, saying "The initial investigation determined this not to be a criminal matter and there are no individuals actively being searched for. We would like to thank all agencies and]civilians that assisted."

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