AVALON (CBSLA) — A man was airlifted to a trauma center after being gored by a buffalo on Catalina Island, authorities said Saturday.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department said the man was near the Little Harbor Campground, where buffalo were gathered.
Sgt. Ray Ward – according to the Associated Press – said that the man tried to move away when the buffalo approached. That’s when he said the animal charged.
The incident was reported just after 5 p.m.
The man was flown from Isthmus Pier to the hospital where authorities said he was listed in stable condition.
Ward described the attack as “rare,” according to AP.