ISP Troopers Identifies Shot Trooper in Jefferson County

Indiana State Police have identified a trooper who was shot yesterday during a standoff near Madison in Jefferson County.

Master Trooper Joseph Livers  responded to a location on East State Road 56 when he was shot as part of SWAT team response.  The man arrested in the shooting was 59 year-old Wade Roark.

Roark is charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery, battery, and criminal recklessness.  Trooper Livers is recovering in a Cincinnati, Ohio hospital.   Roark is expected to appear in a Madison County court later this week.



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