State Trooper Shot, Another Hurt in Tioga County, Pennsylvania
A Pennsylvania state trooper was shot at a residence in Tioga County, a short distance south of the New York state line.
Authorities say the shooting happened around 11:50 a.m. Tuesday at a home on Barney Hill Road in Nelson township.
Three troopers were sent to the residence to check on the welfare of a person who had not been seen for about two weeks.
After receiving no response when they announced themselves, the troopers entered the home through an unlocked door.
Police say a gunshot was fired at the troopers and one was wounded.
The trooper who was struck was flown by helicopter to a hospital. He was reported to be in stable condition following surgery.
One of the other troopers sustained a leg injury as he scrambled to get out of the house following the gunshot. He was treated and released.
The person who fired the shot barricaded himself in the home. A state police Special Emergency Response Team was called to the scene.
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