- Associated Press - Thursday, January 19, 2017

HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) - A man accused of supplying the weapon that another man used to fatally shoot a Pennsylvania state trooper has waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

Twenty-eight-year-old Bradley McMullen is jailed on theft and receiving stolen property charges for allegedly stealing the .32-caliber Beretta pistol from his father in November. Authorities say the Huntingdon man later traded it to Jason Robison for drugs.

Robison fatally shot Trooper Landon Weaver when the 23-year-old trooper went to Robison’s home on Dec. 30 to arrest him for defying a protective order.

Police say Robison told the trooper he didn’t want to go to jail, then shot him.

Robison was tracked to an unoccupied mobile home nearby and was fatally shot by police.

McMullen’s attorney didn’t return a call for comment Thursday.

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This story has been corrected to Robinson was shot and killed by police, not jailed.

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