Two PSP Troopers Shot in Juniata County


Mifflintown, PA – Two Pennsylvania State Police Troopers were shot today in Juniata County. One trooper succumbed to his injuries and the second was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

A man engaged troopers in Mifflintown Borough around 12:45 p.m. and shot one trooper, who was seriously injured and transported to a local hospital. After a search, the shooter was located in the area of Swamp Road and Baumgardner Drive in Walker Township, Juniata County shortly before 3:00 p.m. Troopers exchanged gunfire with him. In this exchange, the shooter and a trooper were both shot and killed.

The public is asked to avoid the area, as the scene remains active. There is no threat to the public and the incident in contained.

Governor Josh Shapiro and Pennsylvania State Police Colonel Christopher Paris are at the hospital where the wounded trooper was taken.

The names of the male subject and the involved troopers will be released at a later time.

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Media Contacts

Adam Reed

State Police Media

Myles Snyder

State Police Media