State Police trooper shot in Mason County


Authorities say a Michigan state trooper was shot during a traffic stop in western Michigan, and one person was in custody.

Oceana County Sheriff Bob Farber told that the trooper was shot. WOOD-TV says it happened Monday evening in Mason County's Sherman Township, northeast of Ludington.

Oceana sheriff's Lt. Craig Mast says one person was arrested in the shooting.

The Mason County and Oceana County sheriff's departments and state police told The Associated Press that no information was available Monday night.

WJR-AM says the trooper was airlifted to a hospital, where his condition was unknown.

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A Michigan State Police trooper was shot in western Michigan Monday evening. Our sister station, 7&4 News, reports the officer was shot in the head during a traffic stop in Mason County. The suspect is believed to be driving a stolen white 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix with plate number CKS 6759.

The Mason County Press is reporting that two people wanted in connection with the shooting are in custody.