A hiker, who was shot in the right leg by an unidentified assailant, was rescued Saturday from the bottom of a steep slope known as Dead Man's Curve in a canyon east of Bountiful.

Allan Kimberley, 34, Salt Lake City, was airlifted by helicopter to LDS Hospital. He was listed in fair condition Saturday evening.Davis County deputies were looking for a person who fled the scene of the shooting on a motorcycle.

A police dispatcher said a small-caliber handgun was used in the shooting. Kimberley was hiking at the bottom of Bountiful Canyon about 2:45 p.m. when he was shot.