Ohio State Highway Patrol car

FINDLAY -- State and local authorities are searching for a 42-year-old man suspected of shooting an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper early Thursday morning in Hancock County.

At 1:38 a.m., Robert Tramaine Hathorn, who is 5-10, 225 pounds, allegedly shot Trooper Josef Brobst during an incident on I-75 in Liberty Township near mile marker 160.

Hathorn has black hair and brown eyes, authorities said.

Robert Tramaine Hathorn

Robert Tramaine Hathorn

The state trooper was transported to the hospital and his medical condition was not released. The suspect is still on the run, the patrol said.

The vehicle involved is a black 2016 Chevy Suburban with Michigan plate number C7482198.

Call or dial 911 if you see the the suspect or the vehicle. You can also call 1-877-262-3764 or 911 to be transferred directly to the investigating law enforcement agency or to hear the alert information.

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