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The attack killed one trooper and left another wounded, police say. The troopers were shot at a barracks in Pike County, northeast Pennsylvania.
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The shooting occurred at about 11 p.m. Friday at the barracks in Pike County's Blooming Grove, about 35 miles east of Scranton.