Pennsylvania Trooper Shoots at Armed Suspect, Nobody Hurt

CHAMPION, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say an armed man wanted for threatening police in Maryland has been arrested after a trooper fired a shot at his car.

Police planned to release more information at a news conference Tuesday morning at the Somerset barracks.

They say the man was considered armed and dangerous and was wanted for allegedly threatening police in Allegany County, Maryland.

Two troopers encountered him at a small plaza in Champion, Pennsylvania shortly after 1 a.m. One trooper fired through the man’s windshield after he refused to drop a shotgun and drove toward two the troopers.

The man wasn’t hit by the bullet, but was injured by glass fragments from the windshield.

Police say neither trooper was hurt.

The man was in custody awaiting arraignment on unspecified charges. His name wasn’t immediately released.

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