Man Who Shot Trooper Faces Two Attempted Murder Charges, Trooper Released

Town of Colesville, N.Y. - The man who shot a State Trooper is being charged with two counts of attempted murder

State Police say Jason Johnson shot Trooper Becky Seager in the hip area after troopers were dispatched to a suspicious person complaint in the Town of Colesville Wednesday night. A second trooper sustained a shrapnel injury during the exchange of gunfire with Johnson.

Johnson remains behind bars and other charges are pending.

Trooper Seager has been released from the hospital.


Trooper Becky Seager receiving support from fellow Troopers as she leaves Wilson Memorial Hospital

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