Trooper killed in Huntingdon County identified

HUNTINGDON COUNTY, Pa. – State Police confirm Trooper Landon Weaver was killed in the line of duty Friday night. Police are searching for suspect Jason Robison, 32.

State Police say,” PSP regrets to announce that Trooper Landon Weaver was tragically shot and killed while investigating a domestic-related incident at a home on Bakers Hollow Road in Juniata Township, Huntingdon County around 6:30 p.m. on December 30th. Tpr. Weaver enlisted in the Pennsylvania State Police in December of 2015 and was assigned to the Patrol Unit at Troop G, Huntingdon. He becomes the 97th member of the Pennsylvania State Police to be killed in the line of duty.”

Photo Credit: Pennsylvania State Police L

Photo Credit: Pennsylvania State Police

Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement:

“On behalf of all Pennsylvanians, Frances and I extend our deepest condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Trooper Weaver and all members of the State Police across Pennsylvania in this moment of tragedy. Landon will always be remembered for his bravery, his sacrifice, and his willingness to serve.

“The State Police are our best and bravest Pennsylvanians, who risk their lives to keep all of our families safe. I just spoke with Commissioner Tyree Blocker and have full confidence that the person who committed this senseless act of violence will be captured and brought to justice. As the search continues, all of our law enforcement officers involved are in the thoughts of all Pennsylvanians.”