Trooper shot in Deposit identified, suspect charged with attempted murder


DEPOSIT, N.Y. (WETM) – Scott Mawhiney of Deposit was arraigned Thursday morning for attempted murder in the first degree following the shooting of a New York State Trooper in Broome County.

Mawhiney, 44, was remanded to the Broome County Jail without bail following arraignment.

According to New York State Police, Trooper Ryan Thorp, a member of SP Deposit, sustained injuries to his arm after responding to a domestic dispute on Sunrise Terrace. Trooper Thorp was transported to Wilson Medical Center where he underwent overnight surgery and is now in stable condition.

Trooper Thorp has been a member of the New York State Police for three years. 

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