Man accused of shooting trooper in Broome County arrested

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The man accused of shooting a trooper in Broome County has been caught.

State police say Jason Johnson, 34, was taken into custody in Colesville, N.Y.

Johnson’s accused of shooting Trooper Becky Seager in the hip. Her injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.

The manhunt for Johnson prompted an extra police presence in the Fort Ann School District on Thursday.

A source tells NewsChannel 13 Johnson is related to a district employee.

NewsChannel 13 continues to follow this story. We will bring you updates on-air and online.