State trooper shot, flown to hospital in northern Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

ELKLAND, Pa. (WHTM) – A Pennsylvania state trooper was flown to a hospital after a shooting in northern Tioga County.

State police said troopers were conducting a welfare check at a home near Elkland, near the New York state line, when someone opened fire and struck one of the troopers around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The trooper’s condition is unknown at this time. He was conscious and alert before undergoing surgery, police said.

Another trooper at the scene was treated for a possible broken leg they sustained while seeking cover from the gunfire.

The gunman was still barricaded hours later. 

Police did not immediately release additional details.

This is a developing story. ABC27 News will provide more information as it becomes available.

Video from WETM-TV; https://www.mytwintiers.com/

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