Police: Teen stole car, fired at state trooper

Written by The Associated Press | Jan 27, 2014 4:39 AM
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(Chambersburg) -- Authorities say a 16-year-old boy stole a car and a gun and then fired at a state trooper who stopped him on a Pennsylvania interstate.

State police say Sean Patrick Sellers, of Mifflinburg, is being charged as an adult after he allegedly fired once at Trooper Michael Quinn around 7 a.m. Sunday on Interstate 81 near Chambersburg. The trooper fired back, but no one was injured.

Sellers is waiting to be arraigned and it wasn't immediately clear if he had an attorney.

Police say Sellers fired once with a .22-caliber pistol after Quinn stopped the car.

Police say the shooting is not related to a road rage incident 15 miles further south on I-81 on Jan. 4 that left a 28-year-old Maine man dead.

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