BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police say the suspect in the killing of a trooper and the critical wounding of another outside a rural barracks is a survivalist who has expressed a desire to kill law enforcement officers and commit mass murder.

State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan identified the suspect as 31-year-old Eric Matthew Frein, of Canadensis, Pennsylvania.

Noonan says about 200 law enforcement officials are looking for Frein, but his whereabouts are unknown.

Noonan says Frein is considered armed and “extremely dangerous.”

An assailant killed 38-year-old Cpl. Bryon Dickson and critically wounded Trooper Alex Douglass outside the state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania on Friday night, then slipped away.


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