Incident

11-21-2017 New York Niagara Falls 1-1

Location

November 21, 2017

1100 block of North Ave
Niagara Falls, New York
Geolocation: 43.1096, -79.049

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Officer
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Officer
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Non-Aggression Incident
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Accidental discharge - no injury required
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer shot
  • Concealed Carry License - Perpetrator

Notes

2 Falls officers attacked by pit bull; 1 officer shot and killed dog; bullet ricocheted & shot partner in thigh.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Not-stolen