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Other - UPDATE 2 - Suspect in custody following Niagara Falls incident

Posted on Friday August 23, 2019
UPDATE 2 August 23, 2019
 
Detectives with 2 District (Niagara Falls) Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact police.
 
Detectives are aware that there was a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the interaction and are asking them to come forward to make a statement.
 
Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this incident is asked to contact police at (905) 688-4111 dial option 4, ext. 2204.
 
UPDATE 1 August 23, 2019
 
Detectives continue to search for the vehicle believed to have been involved in the incident on August 23, 2019 in the City of Niagara Falls.
 
(Please see attached photo)
 
29 year old Gurjot Kooner of the City of Mississauga is facing the following alleged charges:
- Operation of a motor vehicle while impaired
- Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle 
- Assault police
 
Kooner is currently being held in custody pending a bail hearing at the Robert S.K. Welch Courthouse in the City of St. Catharines on Friday August 23, 2019.
 
Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this incident is asked to contact police at (905) 688-4111 dial option 4, ext. 2204.
 
ORIGINAL RELEASE August 23, 2019
 
At approximately 9:30pm on Thursday August 22, 2019 2 District (Niagara Falls) uniform officers were called to the area of Drummond and Dunn St in the City of Niagara Falls over the reports of a vehicle driving erratically.
 
The officer was able to initiate a traffic stop, but was then subsequently dragged a short distance following an interaction.  One shot was fired by the officer involved towards the vehicle.  No injuries were sustained.
 
The suspect fled in the vehicle, the officer was taken to hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and released.
 
At approximately 1:30am on Friday August 23, 2019 a male suspect was arrested in the area of Magdalen Street and McGrail Avenue in Niagara Falls.
 
Police are still searching for the suspect vehicle involved, described as a 2008 2 door white Honda Accord with Ontario licence plate "CKLZ 605"
 
Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this incident is asked to contact police at (905) 688-4111 dial option 4, ext. 2204.

Incident Number: 19-83636
Submitted By: Stephanie Sabourin
Approved By: Stephanie Sabourin

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