Update:PA State Police Officer Shot in Tioga County

WILK NEWSROOM
December 10, 2019 - 2:52 pm
PA State Police Officer Shot in Tioga County
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5PM UPDATE

State police officer was shot and wounded this afternoon at a home in a rural area near the border with New York state, authorities said.

Troopers were conducting a welfare check at the home in Nelson Township, in Tioga County, around 12:30 when investigators say the subject of the welfare check opened fire.

One trooper was shot and was airlifted from the scene. The trooper was said to be conscious and alert prior to undergoing surgery. A second trooper is being treated for a broken leg.
The Gunman is reported to be barricaded in the home.

The shooting took place on a sparsely populated road near the New York state line.

A nearby elementary school was put on lockdown as a result of the shooting, and Police asked people to stay away unless it was an emergency.

 

 

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