CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (CBS/AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper was shot while conducting a traffic stop in Guilford Township early Saturday, authorities said. The shooting happened in Franklin County, just after 7 a.m., according a Twitter account belonging to Pennsylvania State Police public information officers for the area.
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MEMBER INVOLVED SHOOTING: A Trooper was shot early this morning while conducting a traffic stop in Guilford Twp., Franklin Co. The Trooper was taken to an area hospital and is in stable condition. More information will be released as it becomes available. pic.twitter.com/Lpr8c8hs2bREAD MORE: WATCH LIVE: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society To Preview Plans For 2021 Philadelphia Flower Show
— Troopers Megan Ammerman and Kelly Smith (@PSPTroopHPIO) February 29, 2020
The extent of the trooper’s injuries wasn’t immediately clear. The tweet said the trooper was hospitalized and stable. Further details weren’t immediately released.
The Franklin County township cited as the location of the shooting is about 15 miles north of the Maryland border.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Officials To Provide COVID-19 Vaccination Program Update
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