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Trooper Involved Shooting Under Investigation


One man is dead and a police canine is injured following a Wednesday incident in St Lawrence County.

According to State Police, an officer was fired upon while searching a wooded area in the Town of Russell just before 1 o’clock. A trooper then returned fire and the shooter was pronounced dead at the scene.

The dog was injured and taken to a veterinary hospital for treatment.

An investigation into the matter is ongoing.

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