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Lt. James Wagner Honored for Helping Fellow PSP Officers

State Police Lt. James A. Wagner was honored on Wednesday, April 24, for heroically helping his fellow officers on June 17, 2023, which resulted in him being critically wounded while responding to an incident in Mifflintown.

Wagner was the Troop G Bedford station commander when he responded to a shooting outside the Lewistown state police station.

There, Brandon Stine, 38, of Thompsontown, showed up about 11 a.m. armed with a long rifle and fired shots at patrol vehicles in the parking lot.

He then fled the scene, and Wagner took part in a search for Stine.

When Stine was located, he fired at...


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