ALERT: Troopers search for suspect in Colesville who shot trooper, considered armed and dangerous (Update 1)

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Update: Law enforcement members continue to search the area in Colesville.  It’s possible that Johnson may be operating a 1996 Ford F-250 pick-up truck, blue in color with the NY license plate HZV7759.  If you see Jason D. Johnson or the pick-up truck, do not approach it and call 911.

This is an on-going investigation, more details will be released as they are available.  A large number of law enforcement members are in the East Windsor Road area looking for an armed and dangerous suspect.

On June 9, 2021 at approximately 8:36 p.m., Broome County Sheriff’s Deputies and members of the New York State Police responded to East Windsor Road in Colesville to check on the welfare of an individual.

A New York State Trooper was shot by the suspect. The trooper suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is identified as Jason D. Johnson, age 34.  He is 5’7 and approximately 160 pounds.  His hair is longer than pictured and in a long mohawk style.  Johnson was last seen in the East Windsor Road area near Thorn Hill.  He is considered armed and dangerous, do not approach him and call 911 immediately.