Trial begins for man accused of shooting state trooper in June 2021

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Published: Nov. 16, 2021 at 11:48 AM EST
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BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- The trial for Scott A. Mawhiney of Deposit, N.Y. began in Broome County Court Tuesday.

Mawhiney is accused of shooting a New York State Trooper in June 2021. In July 2021, Mawhiney pleaded not guilty to nine indictments, including two counts of attempted murder.

Mawhiney was arrested in connection to the shooting of Trooper Ryan Thorp when he was responding to a domestic incident in the Town of Deposit.

This is a developing story. Stay with 12 News as the trial unfolds.