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Case of Niagara cop accused of shooting fellow officer put over until May

Last Updated Apr 18, 2019 at 9:33 am EDT

Niagara police Det.-Sgt. Shane Donovan is accused of shooting fellow officer Const. Nathan Parker on Nov. 29, 2018.

The case of a Niagara regional police officer accused of shooting a fellow officer has been put over until May 9.

Det.-Sgt. Shane Donovan was supposed to make his first court appearance in St. Catharines on Thursday, in the shooting of Const. Nathan Parker.

Donovan has been charged with one count each of attempted murder, aggravated assault, and assault with a weapon.

The incident happened in the area of Effingham Street and Roland Road in Pelham, near Welland, on Nov. 29, 2018.

Police were investigating a crash that occurred days earlier, when two of the officers became involved in an altercation.

The Special Investigations Unit said the accused discharged his firearm multiple times, and the other officer was struck.

Parker suffered serious injuries but his condition improved and he was discharged from hospital about two weeks later.

Niagara police Const. Nathan Parker was shot on Nov. 29, 2018, but has since recovered.
Niagara police Const. Nathan Parker was shot on Nov. 29, 2018, but has since recovered.