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Authorities: Pennsylvania State Trooper Shot While Conducting Traffic Stop In Franklin County

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (CBS/AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper was shot while conducting a traffic stop in Guilford Township early Saturday, authorities said. The shooting happened in Franklin County, just after 7 a.m., according a Twitter account belonging to Pennsylvania State Police public information officers for the area.

The extent of the trooper's injuries wasn't immediately clear. The tweet said the trooper was hospitalized and stable. Further details weren't immediately released.

The Franklin County township cited as the location of the shooting is about 15 miles north of the Maryland border.

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