PA State Trooper Landon Weaver, Killed by Cop Hating Thug, Was a 23-Year-Old Newlywed
Pennsylvania State Trooper Landon Weaver was shot and killed Friday evening in Huntingdon County while investigating a report of domestic incident, according to State Police. The alleged shooter, Jason Robison was killed Saturday in a shootout with police.
Alleged cop killer James Robison, image via PSP/Twitter.
The Centre Daily Times reported Robison had a long record and had recently expressed his hatred of police online.
Robison made his feelings toward law enforcement known on his Facebook page less than two weeks before the killing.
“The only good cop is a dead cop,” he said in a Dec. 17 post, which was on Facebook until about 1 a.m. Saturday when it was deleted. The status included two images — one of a police cruiser that had crashed and another of an injured police officer.
Robison, according to court documents, has previously been arrested about a dozen times with charges ranging from simple assault to arson.”
Trooper Weaver was 23, newly married and had joined the State Police just one year ago on December 14, 2015. Trooper Weaver graduated form the Pennsylvania State Police Academy on June 17, 2016, just days after he was married on June 4.
The Pennsylvania State Police posted statements to Facebook about the shooting death of Trooper Weaver.
LINE OF DUTY DEATH: PSP regrets to announce that Trooper Landon Weaver was tragically shot and killed while investigating a domestic-related incident at a home on Bakers Hollow Road in Juniata Township, Huntingdon County around 6:30 p.m. on December 30th.
Tpr. Weaver enlisted in the Pennsylvania State Police in December of 2015 and was assigned to the Patrol Unit at Troop G, Huntingdon. He becomes the 97th member of the Pennsylvania State Police to be killed in the line of duty.”
The Ultimate Sacrifice: Trooper Landon Weaver, Pennsylvania State Police 145th Cadet Class
Enlisted: Dec. 14, 2015 – End of Watch: Dec. 30, 2016″
Juniata Twp. – Thirty-two year-old Jason Robison, wanted for the homicide of Trooper Landon Weaver, was located this morning and is deceased. Troopers encountered Robison at an unoccupied mobile home not far from his residence. Robison refused commands to surrender, made threats to harm additional law enforcement personnel, and was shot and killed in the ensuing confrontation.
Trooper Weaver was investigating a Protection from Abuse (PFA) violation on Bakers Hollow Road in Juniata Township, Huntingdon County, when he was shot and killed on December 30, 2016 at approximately 6:30 p.m. Trooper Weaver is the 97th member of the Pennsylvania State Police to be killed in the line of duty and make the ultimate sacrifice since the department’s inception in 1905. He was 23 years old.”
An obituary for Trooper Weaver published at Philly.com reported on his promising life that was cut short in the line of duty.
Weaver, 23, was raised in East Freedom, a tiny south Central Pennsylvania town of under 1,000 persons in rural Blair County. He is the son of Christine and Eric Weaver of East Freedom.
On his Facebook timeline, Weaver listed employment, among other positions, as a night supervisor at Kmart, leaving that job to join the Pennsylvania State Police on Dec. 14, 2015…
…He was a 2012 graduate of Central High School in nearby Martinsburg and had married his high school sweetheart, Macy Gottschall. The two were pictured, arm in arm, in cap and gown, at their graduation ceremony in the August 2012 edition of the school district newsletter, The ABC’s of the Spring Grove School District.
The couple was married in June. Weaver often posted pictures of himself and his wife on his Facebook site.
After high school, Weaver went on to study at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he majored in criminology. He was a dean’s list student.”
Photo of Landon Weaver and Macy Gottschall from their online wedding page.