Honoring Trooper Paul Butterfield - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Honoring Trooper Paul Butterfield

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Last night Michigan State Trooper Paul Butterfield was shot and killed in the line of duty.

During a traffic stop around 6:20 Monday evening Trooper Butterfield was shot, and airlifted to a Northern Michigan Hospital where he later died during emergency surgery.

Today our team will be dedicating a large portion of our newscasts to honor Trooper Butterfield and his service.

We ask that you post your condolences here or on our Facebook page, and we will share some of your thoughts in a newscast later today.