FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Police on Thursday were searching for a suspect in the shooting of a state trooper during a traffic stop in northwest Ohio.
Trooper Josef Brobst had pulled over a vehicle for speeding on Interstate 75 near Findlay around 1:30 a.m. when the suspect scuffled with Brobst, grabbed the troopoer’s gun and shot him, the Attorney General’s Office said.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Mayoral Candidates Ed Gainey, Tony Moreno Take Debate Stage On KDKA
The trooper was taken to a hospital and his injuries were not considered life-threatening, the highway patrol said.
Police were seeking Robert Tramaine Hathorn, 42.READ MORE: 6 Tornadoes Tear Through Western Pennsylvania
He was driving a black 2016 Chevrolet Suburban with Michigan license plate C7482198.
No other information was available.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Saturday Showers
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