VIDEO: NY State Trooper Killed Responding to "Shots Fired" Call

A New York State trooper was shot and killed Sunday night in northern Jefferson County. The suspect is in custody.

State police said Trooper Joel R. Davis, 36, responded to several reports of shots fired during a domestic incident. He was shot once while responding to the incident.

Nichole Walters, 27, the suspect's wife was also shot and killed during the incident. A second woman who lived on the property was shot in the upper torso, but a state police spokesman said her injuries were not life threatening.

State police said the shooter put his gun down and surrendered when a backup unit arrived. Police identified the suspect as Justin Walters, 32, the owner of the property and an active duty Army infantryman at Fort Drum.

 

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