State Police Trooper Shot in Mason County

Posted at 8:03 PM, Sep 09, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-10 08:46:37-04

SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP, Mich.  — A Michigan State Police trooper from the Hart post was shot Monday evening during a traffic stop at Custer and Townline in Mason County.

Two suspects, an unidentified male and an unidentified female, were arrested in Manistee County after police located them with a stolen vehicle.

FOX 17 has confirmed that the trooper was found shot in the head by a passerby and was transported to the hospital by helicopter with serious injuries.  One of the suspects was shot in the knee while attempting to flee, according to officials.