Police in Pennsylvania launched a manhunt for an “armed and dangerous” suspect Friday evening after a state trooper was gunned down while responding to a report of a protection-from-abuse violation.
State police say trooper Landon Weaver was killed around 6:30 p.m. at a home in Juniata Township.
Authorities posted on Facebook that officials are were looking for 32-year-old Jason Robison in connection with the shooting. The post mentioned that suspect is to be “considered armed and dangerous.”
Weaver enlisted in the Pennsylvania State Police in December 2015 and was assigned to the Patrol Unit in Troop G in Huntingdon. He’s the 97th member of the Pennsylvania State Police to be killed in the line of duty.