Suspect in trooper’s death shot and killed during encounter

The incident occurred on Bakers Hollow Road in Juniata Township

He is wanted for the homicide of Tpr. Weaver in Huntington County.
Photo of Jason Robison courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Police Facebook page


JUNIATA TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania State Police say a suspect in the fatal shooting of a trooper was shot and killed after making threats to police who located him Saturday morning.

Cpl. Adam Reed confirms that 32-year-old suspect Jason Robison was killed by police about 10:30 a.m. during an encounter at a mobile home in central Pennsylvania.

The site was not far from the home in Huntingdon County where 23-year-old Trooper Landon Weaver was shot Friday night responding to a domestic incident. Police had been looking for the suspect since the 6:30 p.m. shooting.

Reed did not have further details Saturday on the circumstances of the trooper’s shooting.

Weaver joined the department a year ago and graduated from the police academy in June. Reed says the trooper’s survivors include his wife.

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