Update: Damian Bradford was convicted of all charges by a jury following trial in a Beaver County court.
About 45 percent of federal prisoners end up back in custody within three years of their release, according to statistics from prisoner advocate group The Sentencing Project.
Damian Bradford was a free man for just 606 days.
Monday, jury selection begins in Beaver County Court for Bradford, 42, who faces charges that he shot and seriously wounded a state trooper during a struggle at an Aliquippa convenience store in August, 2022.
Defense attorney William Difenderfer maintains that the shooting was an accident.