Juniata Twp. – Thirty-two year-old Jason Robison, wanted for the homicide of Trooper Landon Weaver, was located this morning and is deceased.
Troopers encountered Robison at an unoccupied mobile home not far from his residence. Robison refused commands to surrender, made threats to harm additional law enforcement personnel, and was shot and killed in the ensuing confrontation.
Trooper Weaver was investigating a Protection from Abuse (PFA) violation on Bakers Hollow Road in Juniata Township, Huntingdon County, when he was shot and killed on December 30, 2016 at approximately 6:30 p.m.
Trooper Weaver is the 97th member of the Pennsylvania State Police to be killed in the line of duty and make the ultimate sacrifice since the department’s inception in 1905. He was 23 years old.