Deposit man indicted on 9 charges following trooper shooting


DEPOSIT, NY – A Deposit man has been indicted on 9 charges including attempted murder for allegedly shooting a New York State Trooper in the arm.

44 year-old Scott Mawhiney was arraigned in Broome County Court today.

Mawhiney is accused of shooting Trooper Ryan Thorp on June 23rd when the officer responded to a domestic violence call at a home in Sunrise Terrace in Deposit.

Thorp managed to apply a tourniquet to his arm before being taken to Wilson Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Mawhiney is being held on $100,000 bail.

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