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State trooper who was shot expected to recover, father says

Sep. 27, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state trooper who was shot and wounded in Walla Walla Thursday is expected to make a full recovery, according to the man's father. Trooper Dean Atkinson Jr.’s father, Dean Atkinson Sr., said Monday that there’s nothing that would prevent...

Trooper shot flown to Seattle, suspect appears in court

Sep. 23, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington State Patrol trooper who was shot Thursday while on duty in Walla Walla was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment. Trooper Dean Atkinson, 28, was in stable condition in the intensive-care unit Friday morning after he was shot in the...

State Patrol trooper shot in Walla Walla, suspect in custody

Sep. 22, 2022 22:47 PM EDT

WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington State Patrol trooper was shot and seriously hurt Thursday in Walla Walla, Washington, according to law enforcement officials. At about 5:20 p.m. Thursday, someone rammed the unnamed trooper's vehicle and then shot him, Trooper Sarah Clasen...