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State Police trooper shot while performing welfare check in Tioga County

TIOGA COUNTY— A Pennsylvania State Trooper was wounded by gunfire at a home in Nelson Township Tuesday afternoon, according to WNEP-TV. The trooper was conducti...
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TIOGA COUNTY— A Pennsylvania State Trooper was wounded by gunfire at a home in Nelson Township Tuesday afternoon, according to WNEP-TV.

The trooper was conducting a welfare check on Barney Hill Road, near Elkland, around 12:30 p.m. when the person in the home opened fire at the members of the patrol, according to state police.

One trooper was hit and was flown to a hospital, where he was conscious and alert. The trooper is receiving treatment for his injuries and is in stable condition.

Another trooper is being treated for a possible broken leg sustained while seeking cover from gunfire, state police say.