A West Winfield man who was shot by a State Trooper last month has now been charged.

32-year old David Pope is charged with menacing a police officer and criminal possession of a weapon.

State Police had responded to a home on Main Street in West Winfield for a disturbance when Pope allegedly charged a trooper wiith a large knife.

The trooper shot Pope in the abdomen.

Pope is currently on parole for multiple crimes, including assault.

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