One Trooper Killed And Another In Critical Condition After Gunman Attack
29-year-old Trooper Jacques Rougeau Jr. was ambushed and killed by a gunshot through the windshield of his patrol car.
Among several other shootings that occurred in the U.S. over the weekend, one broke out in Central Pennsylvania that resulted in a state trooper’s death and another critically injured.
On Saturday, a gunman attacked state police barracks. The suspect drove his truck into the parking lot of the Lewistown barracks around 11a.m.. He opened fire with a large-caliber rifle on marked patrol cars before fleeing the scene.
45-year-old Lt. James Wagner was critically injured when he was shot after encountering the suspect several miles away in Mifflintown. Later, 29-year-old Trooper Jacques Rougeau Jr. was ambushed and killed by a gunshot through the windshield of his patrol car as he drove down a road in nearby Walker Township.
The 38-year-old suspect was shot and killed during by authorities. A motive for the incident unknown.