New York State Police are conducting a manhunt for a suspect who allegedly shot a trooper while conducting a welfare check. The suspect is believed to be “armed and dangerous.”

The suspect, Jason D. Johnson, is described as a 34 year old man approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall and hair in a “long mohawk style.” He was last seen in Colesville after the shooting occurred.

“He is considered armed and dangerous, do not approach him and call 911 immediately,” – New York State Police Statement

A Broome County Sheriff deputy and State trooper were dispatched to Johnson’s home on East Windsor Road in Colesville to conduct a welfare check. When Trooper Becky Seager showed up Johnson grabbed a rifle and shot Trooper Seager in the hip. She was transported to Wilson Hospital in Johnson City with nonlife threatening injuries.

Authorities believe that Johnson is traveling in a blue Ford F-250 pickup truck with New York license plate HZV7759. Anyone with information should call 911.